The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on The Sleuth Journal
Chinese healers have prized eleuthero–or Eleutherococcus senticosus, also known as Siberian ginseng–for thousands of years. Though it’s not a “true” ginseng, it possesses adaptogenic properties and has a well-established reputation as an energy enhancer and brain booster. Recent research reveals it does a lot more. Let’s take a closer look at this powerful herb.
What Makes Ginseng Eleuthero Beneficial?
Before science took its modern form, healers knew from experience how eleuthero improved their health and the health of their patients. Today we know it contains powerful phytochemicals like sterols, coumarins, flavonoids, and polysaccharides. Each of these compounds offer unique healing potential, but together they increase oxygen availability at the cellular level, encouraging blood flow, immune response, and antioxidant effects that protect your DNA.
Eleuthero: A Great Energy Booster
If you’re looking for an energy pick-me-up, eleuthero may work for you. In one clinical trial, the endurance of studypost was originally published on this site