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How can I take ginseng?

Ginseng is generally taken orally as a dietary supplement. Your dose recommendation should come from your doctor because each condition requires different amounts. Ginseng should be taken orally with food or at mealtime. Because taking ginseng may cause insomnia, try not taking it close to bedtime. Never take more ginseng than your healthcare provider recommends. Remember that herbs and dietary supplements, such as ginseng, are not strictly regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and should always be used with caution and under a doctor's supervision.

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