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.
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Scientists and herbalists identified and defined adaptogens shortly after, and up until the 1980s the USSR drove a targeted research direction into plant adaptogens, publishing over 1000 papers with a significant focus on Eleutherococcus senticosus (18), the goal being to develop drugs to assist survival and maintenance of mental and physical capacity in situations of intense or prolonged stress (18).
(2001) The effects of Eleutherococcus senticosus and Panax ginseng on steroidal hormone indices of stress and lymphocyte subset numbers in endurance athletes.
One paper investigated in vitro the effect of Eleutherococcus senticosus on BDNF.
"Composition, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of Eleutherococcus senticosus fruit extracts," J.
Galanty et al., "Phytochemical content and pharma-nutrition study on Eleutherococcus senticosus fruits intractum," Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, vol.
Effects of LED on growth morphogenesis and eleutheroside contents of in vitro cultured plantlets of Eleutherococcus senticosus Maxim.
Eleutherococcus senticosus (Araliaceae) Distribution area of eleutherococcus includes Primorye, Amur, and Sakhalin.
Water-soluble polysaccharide from Eleutherococcus senticosus stems attenuates fulminant hepatic failure induced by D-galactosamine and lipopolysaccharide in mice.
Siberian ginseng (Eleutherococcus senticosus), also known as Eleuthero, is now available from Cactus Botanies, a vertically integrated botanical raw material supplier.
Such a possibility is supported by the information that druids fantasy may contain morning glory/Ipomoea convolvulaceae, Argyreia nervosa, Acorus calamus ("sweet flag", "calamus"), Siberian ginseng (Eleutherococcus senticosus), and Piper methysticum ("kava", kava-kava") (Dennehy, Tsourounis & Miller 2005; http://www.herbalparty.com/ shopping/store.php/products/druids-fantasy).