A ginseng shooter is a concentrated form of ginseng, or extract, that can often be found in glass vials with a tiny straw to drink it with. It (ginseng extract) is marketed as being a potent aphrodesiac, energy booster, and tx for type 2 diabetes mellitus. Side effects can include nausea, diarrhea, headaches, epistaxis(nosebleed), hypertension, hypotension, and mastalgia(breast pain). Ginseng may also lead to induction of mania in depressed patients who mix it with antidepressants. Always consult your Doctor before beginning any new supplements. Be sure to let medical proffesionals know what type of supplements you take as they all have side effects careproviders should be aware of.