AboutGinseng has been used in Chinese medicine for centuries. It contains hundreds of compounds, including ginsenosides, which studies have shown to result in increased vitality. It has been used as alternative medicine for conditions ranging from high blood sugar to respiratory infections to erectile dysfunction. It may also help boost your immune system and brain function. Ginseng may not be safe for pregnant women. If you take prescription medication for diabetes, blood thinners, depression, or immunosuppressants, please consult your doctor before taking Ginseng.