Siberian ginseng


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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.

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 affords one of the best examples of this in its response to atherosclerotic conditions, where it not only lowers blood pressure, reduces angina symptoms and low-density lipo-protreins, but will increase blood pressure in those suffering from hypotension.
Siberian ginseng is native to the Taiga region of the Far East (southeastern part of Russia, northern China, Korea and Japan).
The aim of this study was to establish an efficient plant propagation and ex vitro acclimatization method for Siberian ginseng using bioreactor culture of agar-medium-developed secondary SEs and determine the effect of such conditions on the rate of plant conversion and subsequent ex vitro growth in a shed covered with a 50% sunshade net and the underlying physiological and molecular processes during acclimatization.
The Siberian Ginseng Extract received recognition based on surveys of Chinese consumers and their opinion of products offered by domestic pharmaceutical companies.
The leaf of Siberian ginseng contains hyperoside, a flavonol glycoside, which showed remarkable activity in a forced swimming test on mice (Deyama 2001).
(Consequently, people who are taking corticosteroids or have a history of high blood pressure need to exercise caution when using licorice.) Siberian ginseng is commonly used for exhaustion and depression.
The women were randomly assigned to a daily dose of 160 milligrams of black cohosh, a supplement containing nine herbs (including Siberian ginseng) and 200 mg of black cohosh, a multi-herb supplement, plus counseling to increase soy intake; hormone therapy (estrogen with or without progestin); or a placebo.
The herb Siberian Ginseng is known as an adaptogen which means it increases the capacity of the body to cope with physical and mental stress.
The Republic's Herb Tea for Energy "provides a lift without the jitters." One ingredient is a root from India, while another is Siberian ginseng. Yet, there is another ingredient-based selling point of the tea the gotu kola leaf, which "helps maintain mental focus." The Republic offers a taste tip summary for each herbal tea, and the one for Energy is, "fresh fruity quality of hibiscus with hints of tartness and floral notes."
SIBERIAN GINSENG: A tonic which also boosts the immune system and helps support adrenal function.
Eleuthero (also known as Siberian ginseng): it was no better than a placebo at improving cardiorespiratory fitness or endurance, according to a recent review of five well-controlled studies.
Each contains a unique array of vitamins, minerals and herbals, some of which include vitamin C, chromium, vitamin B12, folic acid, Siberian ginseng, guarana and gotu kola.

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