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Can ginseng increase my sex drive?

When scientists reviewed a group of studies that looked at the sexual-healing powers of various foods, plants, and herbs, ginseng demonstrated some real potential. Red ginseng contains little compounds called ginsenosides, which may help with arousal in both men and women.

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