Siberian Ginseng information
Siberian ginseng root is
used by herbal practitioners as an adaptogenic, immune modulating tonic.
Siberian ginseng root can be used for:
Enhancing immune function
Improving mental and
Exhaustion, insomnia and
some studies have found it to be useful in the treatment of hypertension).
‘Ginseng abuse syndrome’ if
normal doses are exceeded, including symptoms such as insomnia, diarrhoea and
Enhances the action of
antibiotics and effects of hexobarbital.
Triterpenoid saponins such
as eleuthrosides, volatile oils, resin, starch, Vitamin A
What herbal practitioners say about Siberian ginseng
Siberian ginseng (or
Eleuthero) is not actually part of the Ginseng family. It has been thoroughly researched in Russia into its effectiveness in improving stamina and
endurance in factory workers and athletes.
It has been found to increase energy and vitality, and enable the body
to better withstand stress whether physical or mental. It is very useful in the treatment of low
energy levels, weakness, chronic fatigue and exhaustion. It increases bone marrow activity and hence
white blood cell production, increasing immunity and making it useful during
chemotherapy. Siberian ginseng combines
well with licorice in the treatment of adrenal exhaustion.
Adult dose: 0.5 – 2.5mls three times a
Children’s dose: 0.3 – 1ml three times a day.
Based on a ratio of herb to alcohol of 1:3
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