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Ginseng is a popular herbal supplement that is commonly used for enhancing memory and mental function. Some of the active compounds in ginseng may stimulate the immune system, while others may help lower blood sugar. Although ginseng appears to offer numerous health benefits, more research is needed to confirm its safety and effectiveness. Potential side effects of ginseng supplements include headache, breast pain, and insomnia.
 
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