Scientific Name: Eleutherococcus senticosus
Eleutherococcus Root, better known as Siberian Ginseng, is an adaptogen often praised for its ability to help the body combat stress. But, it’s so much more than that. It’s also used to help treat conditions such as Alzheimer’s, ADHD, chronic fatigue syndrome, diabetes, fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis. Some even believe it can improve performance, stamina and concentration, which is why it’s a favorite amongst athletes. Then again, it’s also a favorite amongst moms for its ability to boost the immune system, increase appetite and assist in cold prevention.
So, whether you’re going all out to win the company triathlon or just need a little help with those love handles, Eleutherococcus Root could be the flavor-packed boost you need! Add it to your favorite juices, smoothies, teas or tinctures and find the focus you need to overcome the stressors in your daily routine.
Believed to help elevate the number of T-lymphocytes in the body, Eleutherococcus Root can support in the proper development and repair of the body’s cells, thus allowing it to boost immunity efforts, both internally and externally.
With an ability to increase blood flow to the brain and small capillaries, Eleutherococcus Root has the potential to improve mental performance and enhance both short- and long-term memory function. It’s even suggested that this unique herb can reduce the risk of certain brain disorders.
Eleutherococcus Root contains a unique set of compounds that allow it to help boost metabolism, while increasing blood flow and enhancing overall oxygen levels. Together, these also reduce physical and mental fatigue, allowing the body to better utilize stored fat cells for energy during strenuous activity.
Considered a natural adaptogen, Eleutherococcus Root is capable of helping the body better adapt to various environmental conditions and stimuli. Its anti-inflammatory effects also make it beneficial for joint health, stress relief, neurological disorders, and the prevention of heart-related ailments such as high levels of cholesterol.
Also known as Siberian Ginseng, Eleutherococcus Root Powder is a staple of traditional Chinese herb-ology and is believed to have the power to invigorate one’s chi. In fact, it was listed by name in the ancient Chinese text, Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing, more than 2,000 years ago. There’s even evidence to suggest that its first use might go back even further—to nearly 7,000 years ago. But, despite its popularity, it wasn’t until Russian researchers began to study it in the 1960s that its treasured benefits began to spread across the globe. Now, a staple of western herbalism, it is even prescribed for medicinal use in countries such as Germany, Russia, and France.
If stored correctly, our Eleutherococcus Root have a shelf life of up to 2 years. To maintain its freshness, it is recommended to always reseal the bag after opening it and removing as much air from the bag as possible. Store in room temperature, away from any heat source or sunlight.