Eleutherococcus senticosus

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Siberian ginseng

Herbal medicine
A plant found in Siberia and China that is similar in effect to Asian (Panax) ginseng and American (Panax quinquefolius) ginseng, but is less intense in its activity. Like the others, Siberian ginseng is used for colds, depression, fatigue, respiratory complaints and to stimulate the immune system.

Eleutherococcus senticosus,

n See ginseng, Siberian.
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Double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized, pilot clinical trial of Immuno-Guard[R]--a standardized fixed combination of Andrographis paniculata Nees, with Eleutherococcus senticosus Maxim, Schizandra chinensis Bail, and Glycyrrhiza glabra L extracts in patients with Familial Mediterranean Fever.
In the model experiment (8 weeks) we observed the impact of dry extract of Eleutherococcus senticosus on the level of triglycerides and cholesterol in blood serum of laying hens Hisex braun hybrid.
One such study was carried out with mice taking ADAPT-232, a fixed combination of native extracts of Eleutherococcus senticosus, Schisandra chinensis and Rhodiola rosea, for seven consecutive days followed by a forced swimming test to exhaustion (Panossian 1999).
Application of mechanochemical pretreatment to aqueous extraction of isofraxidin from Eleutherococcus Senticosus.
Cultivation experiences with Eleutherococcus senticosus during 1994-2006 in Mikkeli, Finland.
The aim was to assess the acute effects of a single dose of adaptogens Rhodiola rosea (RR), Schisandra chinensis (SC) and Eleutherococcus senticosus (ES) extract on mental function in tired individuals performing stressful cognitive tasks.
Eleutherococcus senticosus (formerly called Siberian ginseng) isn't a true ginseng.
For energy, stamina and endurance, look to adaptogenic herbs, such as Eleutherococcus senticosus (formerly known as Siberian ginseng), Panax ginseng, Notoginseng, Ashwagandha and Rhodiola rosea, to take the lead in this area.
Conversely, Siberian "ginseng" -- whose Latin name is Eleutherococcus senticosus -- consists of dried roots and root parts of a spiny, stemmed shrub that may be harvested within one year, generally making it cheaper to buy than true Panax ginseng.
This term applied to a plant Eleutherococcus senticosus, which isn't ginseng, but a cheap, inferior substitute.
a) Schisandra chinensis, but not Eleutherococcus senticosus or Rhodiola rosea increased attention in the acute performance of stressful cognitive tasks.