Siberian Ginseng Herbal Remedies
Siberian ginseng contains adaptogenic and immune-regulating properties making it useful for fatigue and exhaustion, debility, immune deficiency, and stress-related disorders. This herb is known as an adaptogen, a type of remedy that helps you adapt to stress and changes in your life. Studies show that taking Siberian ginseng may cause you to have more energy, get sick less often, have better workouts, and respond to stress and jet lag better. It is also helpful during convalescence and for chronic inflammatory conditions. The tincture or liquid extract is official in Russia and is a popular way to take the herb. For an average preventative dose, take 2-3 dropperfuls 1-2 x daily. Up to 3-4 dropperfuls 2-3 x daily can be taken if needed. Siberian Ginseng has a taste of ACRID, SWEET and a temperature of NEUTRAL.
Siberian Ginseng Proper Dose
|Siberian Ginseng Decoction||1 cup 2-3 x daily|
|Siberian Ginseng Extract||follow label directions|
|Siberian Ginseng Tincture||2-3 droppersful 1-2 x daily|
Siberian Ginseng Reference Information
|Latin Name||Eleutherococcus senticosus|
|Herb Forms||Tincture, standardized or concentrated extract in capsule or tablet, bulk herb.|
|Affects||Endocrine system, Immune system|
|Cautions||It is still uncertain whether eleuthero actually raises blood pressure slightly in susceptible individuals or people with existing hypertension. Use caution in these cases, but it is probably not a major problem.|
|Botanical Info||A tall spiny shrub from the Ginseng family with branched clusters of cream-colored flowers.|
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