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Were you looking for information about Ginseng? Ginsing is a common misspelling of ginseng.
 
Ginseng is an herbal supplement that is used for a variety of different uses. It is derived from the roots of ginseng plants. Supplements made from this herb are often used to improve mental functioning and overall mental health and to stimulate the immune system.
 
As with many natural products, side effects are possible with ginseng. Potential side effects include high blood pressure, insomnia, and breast pain. Before taking this supplement, let your healthcare provider know if you have any medical conditions, such as diabetes, schizophrenia, heart disease, or multiple sclerosis.
  
(Click Ginseng for more a more in-depth look at what benefits ginseng may provide, how it works, and what you should be aware of before using the supplement. You can also click on any of the links in the box to the right for more specific information.)
 
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