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How much ginseng should I take?

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Standard doses of ginseng have not been established for any condition. Quality and active ingredients in supplements may vary widely from maker to maker. This makes it very hard to establish a standard dose.

Always buy ginseng from a well-respected company. Because it’s an expensive root, there is a risk that disreputable manufacturers might sell adulterated ginseng or include less than advertised on the bottle.

From: Ginseng Supplements WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Longe, J., ed. , second edition, 2004. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Natural Standard Patient Monograph: “Ginseng.”

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine web site: "Asian Ginseng."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on July 11, 2017

SOURCES:

Longe, J., ed. , second edition, 2004. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Natural Standard Patient Monograph: “Ginseng.”

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine web site: "Asian Ginseng."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on July 11, 2017

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