I'm not sure ginseng is any better for you or me than a carrot, but just in case the Chinese are right, I grow it in my garden. I stick a root in a jug of gin and call it Old Duke's Gin and Ginseng - James Duke
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Perhaps more than any other herb, this one sure seems like it’s got something for everyone. Just take a look at the claims: more energy, improved memory, lower blood sugar and cholesterol – even better sex and protection against the common cold. I’m talking about ginseng. And with two varieties of this herb – American and Asian – you should get double the benefits, right?
Well, I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. If something sounds too good to be true, it usually is. While both types of ginseng do show some promise for some of these concerns, there’s not nearly enough good evidence to back them up. And a laundry list of possible side effects and interactions make these supplements…