Red ginseng for treating erectile dysfunction: a systematic review.

@article{Jang2008RedGF,
  title={Red ginseng for treating erectile dysfunction: a systematic review.},
  author={Dai-ja Jang and Myeong Soo Lee and Byung-Cheul Shin and Young-Cheoul Lee and Edzard Ernst},
  journal={British journal of clinical pharmacology},
  year={2008},
  volume={66 4},
  pages={
          444-50
        }
}
AIMS Korean red ginseng (unskinned Panax ginseng before it is steamed or otherwise heated and subsequently dried) is one of the most widely used herbal remedies. This systematic review evaluates the current evidence for the effectiveness of red ginseng for treating erectile dysfunction. METHODS Systematic searches were conducted on 20 electronic databases without language restrictions. Hand-searches included conference proceedings and our files. All randomized clinical studies (RCT) of red… Expand
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