Siberian Ginseng

Eleutherococcus senticosus

Part Used





Adaptogen; adrenal tonic; anti-coagulant; anti-inflammatory; antioxidant; anti-viral; bitter; chemo-protective; immune-modulator; immune-stimulant; circulatory-stimulant; hepatoprotective; hypertensive; hypoglycaemic; neuro-protective; tonic

Traditional Uses

Adaptogenic (especially adrenal) properties have been shown to increase both mental alertness and physical endurance. Inhibits hypertrophy of adrenal and thyroid glands by reducing the extent of the fight or flight reaction; reduces the exhaustive effects of long term stress. Used in the treatment and prevention of infections and cancer. Will treat chronic fatigue and illness, alleviate chronic stress, and reduce damage from heavy metal and pesticide toxicity. May lessen the side-effects of radiation and chemotherapy, including nausea, dizziness, and loss of appetite. ^1. 2.