Eleuthero root, also known as Ginseng, is recognized as an essential for Chinese Medicine cabinets. This powerful is used improve a variety of bodily functions and ailments. Ginseng combats free radicals and inflammation and relieves coughs and congestion. Due to it’s immune strengthening properties, eleuthero is also known to increase stamina in athletes.
Check out this interesting article, Medicinal uses of ginseng and related plants in the soviet union: Recent trends in the Soviet literature, published by the Journal of Ethnopharmacology.
“In traditional Chinese medicine, Asian ginseng was used as a tonic that was believed to replenish energy. Today, Asian ginseng is used as a dietary supplement to improve general well-being, physical stamina, and concentration; stimulate immune function; slow the aging process; and relieve various health problems such as respiratory disorders, cardiovascular disorders, depression, anxiety, erectile dysfunction, and menopausal hot flashes.” (Source)
Learn more by visiting the information and resources from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH).
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