A plant popularly used as a health supplement prized for its purported ability to stimulate the central nervous system. Ground ginseng is often used as a folk remedy for erectile dysfunction, and some personal lubricant manufacturers claim that lubes with ginseng can increase blood flow to the genitals.

When used as a lube ingredient, ginseng is safe, has a low incidence of side effects and does not negatively affect the life of a lubricant.