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Eleuthero (Siberian Ginseng) Supplements: Information

Eleuthero (el-LUTHER-oh) supplements are prepared from the Asian herb Eleutherococcus senticosus. This herb is also known as Siberian Eleuthero or Siberian Ginseng. Although not a true ginseng, it is used in much the same way as Asian ginsengs; as an adaptogenic herb, one able to help the body and mind better cope with stressors of all kinds.

Eleuthero's Health Benefits

Studies have found that eleuthero can effectively increase mental performance and physical working capacity in humans without risk of dependency or side-effects as with traditional stimulants.1

Using Eleuthero

Use as directed. Like Asian ginsengs, individual's responsiveness to Eleuthero varies greatly. Best results are seen with consistent use over the course of 2-4 weeks.

Side-effects and Cautions:

None noted. Consult your doctor or pharmacist before using eleuthero with medications or if you have a health condition.

1. Phytother Res. 2005 Oct;19(10):819-38.