Siberian ginseng


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Siberian ginseng

an herb harvested from a shrub found throughout the world, primarily in Russia and China.
uses It is used to improve appetite; to improve circulation; and to treat memory loss, hypertension, insomnia, rheumatism, heart ailments, diabetes, and headache. It can be efficacious in some instances.
contraindications It should not be used during pregnancy and lactation, in children, in those with known hypersensitivity to this product or other ginsengs, or in those with hypertension. Do not use Siberian ginseng for more than 90 days without a rest period.

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.

Si·berian gin·seng

(sī-bēr'ē-ăn jin'seng)
(Eleutherococcus senticosus) Herbal remedy purported of value in lowering blood pressure and increasing stamina. The latter has been ruled out by results of clinical studies.
Synonym(s): touch-me-not.

Siberian ginseng

A species of small, woody shrub (Eleutherococcus senticosus) native to northeastern Asia, used as an adaptogen in traditional Chinese and alternative medicine.
Synonym: Russian ginseng
See also: ginseng
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Siberian ginseng is native to the Taiga region of the Far East (southeastern part of Russia, northern China, Korea and Japan).
Siberian ginseng can act in different ways to support the body during times of stress and this is dependent on what stage the stress response is at (Oates 2008).
Siberian ginseng is commonly used for exhaustion and depression.
This citrus-flavored carbonated beverage contains 250% vitamin B6, 100% vitamins C, BI 2, riboflavin, and niacin, 50 mg Siberian ginseng and guarana, and 100 mg bee pollen and taurine.
An example is a case in which Siberian ginseng was purported to interact with digoxin (Can.
Citing that the herbs were never approved for consumption in food, the agency has sent warning letters to three companies whose products contain ginkgo biloba, Siberian ginseng and echinacea, popular ingredients that have increasingly made their way into dozens of food items and drinks.
Siberian ginseng, for example, raised digoxin concentrations, which is used to treat congestive heart disease, while guar gum slowed digoxin absorption.
of Siberian Ginseng ("more than most supplements, according to Cold Fusion), Guarana, Kola Nut and Gotu Kola; as well as "Soothing," which contains "a unique blend of Kava-Kava, Chamomile, Valerian Root, and Passionflower.
The Smartness Enhancer drink features ginkgo biloba and Siberian ginseng, said to boost energy and endurance.
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Siberian ginseng should be used cautiously in patients with cardiovascular disorders.
Schisandra, rhodiola and Siberian ginseng as nootropic agents

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