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Siberian Ginseng

£4.50£27.00

Siberian Ginseng

£4.50£27.00

Common name:  Siberian Ginseng

Family:  Araliaceae

Habitat/Cultivation:  A hardy wild shrub that grows in parts of the Soviet, Far East Korea, China , Japan, North of latitude 38.  At 2mtr tall produces bright green leaves violet  or yellow flowers and oval shape like berry like fruits. The rhizomes lies shallow in the ground and is 1,5 cm in diameter. The roots are long, woody and pliable, spread in massive webs and thickets. The root is lifted in autumn and dried.

Parts used: Root

Traditional use: In Chinese medicine the root is used to expel wind dampness  also to strengthen the sinews and bones, transform dampness and reduce swelling. EC has shown useful when the smooth flow of qi and blood is obstructed and is used for the elderly. Used for the treatment of odema, joint pain, muscular spams, problems with urination.

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Common name; Siberian Ginseng

Family: Araliaceae

Habitat/Cultivation: A hardy wild shrub that grows in parts of the Soviet, Far East Korea, China, Japan, North of latitude 38.  At 2 metres tall it produces bright green leaves violet or yellow flowers and oval shape berry like fruits. The rhizome lies shallow in the ground and is 1,5 cm in diameter. The roots are long, woody and pliable, spread in massive webs and thickets. The root is lifted in autumn and dried.

Parts used: Root

Traditional use: In Chinese medicine the root is used to expel wind dampness  also to strengthen the sinews and bones, transform dampness and reduce swelling. EC has shown useful when the smooth flow of qi and blood is obstructed and is used for the elderly. Used for the treatment of odema, joint pain, muscular spams, problems with urination

Constituents: Eleuthersoides (0.6-0.9%) Phenylpropanoids, Lignans, Coumarins, sugars , polysaccharides, Triterpenoid saponins, Glycans.

Actions: Adaptogenic, Immunomodulatory, Tonic, Stimulator

Medicinal use: To improve mental and physical performance; minimize the effects of stress in those subject to chronic illness. Enhance the immune system functions especially natural killer cells and t-helper cells: decrease side effects from orthodox therapy. Used  for convalescence after antibiotic therapy.

Cautions: No adverse effects are expected if used as recommended. It is advisable to discontinue use during acute infections unless used in conjunction with powerful antimicrobial therapy. Do not take for more than six weeks.

Research: Russian scientist in Russia during the 1950 in looking for substance which could improve general health and performance under stress discovered that Eleutherococcus was an ideal herbal adaptogen. Athletes experience as much as 9% improvements in stamina when taking Eleutherococcus. As a tonic herb it appears to have a general tonic effect on the body.

Dosage & forms: Dried herbs/powder – dosage as per product instructions. Decoctions 35 ml 3 times daily

Folk-lore: Known in China as wu-jia-pi, eleuthero has been used in Chinese medicine for over 2,000 years, to balance vital energy and vitality and to treat respiratory and other infections.

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100g, 250g, 500g, 50g

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