Ginseng is a herb with fleshy roots that have medicinal properties. Intake of ginseng boosts energy, lowers blood sugar level, helps in sexual dysfunction, produces relaxation, etc. Headaches, increased heartbeats, skin rashes, diarrhea, etc., are the side effects of ginseng.
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Query: Hi doctor, Can Ginseng be taken along with antiseizure medicine like Valparin? I have been asked by my fitness trainer to take Ginseng to increase stamina and immunity. Please suggest me. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Ginseng is a medicinal plant known for its energy-boosting properties. There are different types of ginseng, such as Asian, American, and Siberian. To provide accurate advice, I need to know which type you are using and for what purpose. It is important to note that gi... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am scheduled for sinus surgery day after tomorrow. I have been given a list of medications which should not be taken and I have followed that. However, I have been taking ashwagandha (herb supplement 470 mg once a day) to help with anxiety. I read online that this may interfere with ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read through your query in detail. Please find my observations below. 1. Ashwagandha or Indian ginseng is a well known ayurvedic herbal medicine. 2. The following constitute its important effects on the human body: It causes increase in energy levels. It m... Read Full »