Can ginseng be used to treat impotence?

Posted on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 in Ayurveda
Question: How safe is taking XXXXXXX ginseng?
Answered by Dr. V. N. S. Parinam 11 minutes later
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Detailed Answer:
Safety depends on necessity, why do you want to take ginseng in first place.
what do you expect ginseng to do for you.
Next the dose of ginseng. Generally ginseng is safe when used as supplement for deficiency.
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for sexual stimulant
Answered by Dr. V. N. S. Parinam 14 hours later
Brief Answer:
Traditionally used as sexual stimulant

Detailed Answer:

I suggest to check for liver function tests and hemoglobin before using Ginseng. If they are normal you can continue using it. Traditionally Ginseng is used as sexual stimulant.
I suggest to keep a check on liver function tests while on Ginseng.
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