Ginseng is basically a medicinal herb that is made of ginger root. It is referred by numerous other names such as ginseng root, occidental ginseng and ginseng Americano to name a few. The name ginseng however is derived from Chinese language. It is commercially available in many forms such as tea, capsules and liquids. It is an alternative form of medicine that can use for various purposes.
Ginseng medicinal herb can greatly reduce the blood sugar levels. This effect of the pill can be greatly beneficial for type 2 diabetics as they can consume it after their meal. In addition, the herb is also known to treat erectile dysfunction. It is also beneficial for athletes as it is known to recuperate their performance.
All these benefits of the herb are not proven medically and hence the medicine is not approved by the FDA. So, it should never be used as a replacement for professional advice or prescription medication. But anyone can take ginseng and see if they can reduce the extensiveness of erectile dysfunction. After all it won’t be risky to try and see if the herd works to treat your conditions.
Since Ginseng alternative medicine is made in different forms the way to take it would depend on the form of medicine that an individual is consuming. The best would be to follow the instructions provided to you when you purchase the product.
Alternatively you can also consult a doctor for the usage instructions. But bear in mind that you must not consume two forms of this medicine at the same time. For example, do not combine tablets and liquid.
For patients who require any kind of dental work, the consumption of the medicine must be stopped two weeks prior to the dental procedure. All these precautions and instructions will be given by the doctor if you consult him, upon which you can get prescribed ginseng and be free of any risks of misuse.
Although Ginseng a natural herb, it still results in some side effects. The common side effects include
- loose bowels,
- increased heart beat,
- sleeping problems,
- vaginal bleeding,
- fluctuating blood pressure.
And there are also the side effects that require you to consult a doctor immediately. Some of them would include
- burning fever,
- changes in skin color (purple or red skin),
- swelling in the face.
Ginseng medicine would interact with many diabetic medication and medicine used to treat depression. Some kind of HIV medication must also not be used along with this medicine. For a complete list of drugs that interact with this medicine check the information leaflet or consult a doctor.