Why take it? Ginseng has been used for improving overall health. It has also been used to strengthen the immune system and help fight off stress and disease. There are different types of ginseng. Asian ginseng (from Chinese and Korean sources) has been used for unclear thinking, diabetes, and male erectile dysfunction Why Korean Ginseng?Korean ginseng is often used to help with treating type-2 diabetes, erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation. Korean ginseng is also used to elevate mood and produce an overall sense of well-being, although its efficacy in these areas requires more thorough scientific investigation. While it has also been traditionally used to treat colds; flus; bronchitis; breast, stomach, liver, lung and skin cancers; and depression, Korean ginseng has not been adequately shown to be effective in treating any of these ailments.