Siberian Ginseng (Eleuthero) Siberian Ginseng (Eleuthero)
Siberian Ginseng, also called Eleuthero, has been used medically for at least 2,000 years. It’s a distant relative of another herbal remedy you may already be familiar with, Asian ginseng. Proponents of the Siberian version believe that it may be even more adaptogenic!
One of the most commons uses of this herbal remedy is as an adaptogen. This is why many athletes love it for boosting endurance and reducing fatigue. It’s also used for chronic heart conditions, blood pressure management, diabetes, kidney disease, chronic fatigue, ADHD, Alzheimer’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis, colds and flu.
9 Science Informed Reasons to Include Siberian Ginseng in Your Dog’s Diet:
- It is a Natural Adaptogen – an adaptogen supports health and prevents disease in both sick and healthy individuals through nonspecific effects, which neutralize various environmental and physical stressors. (1)
- May Improve Physical Stamina and Mental Alertness – Siberian Ginseng demonstrates an ability to improve physical stamina and mental sharpness. (2, 3)
- May Improve Cardiovascular Health – studies have shown. (4, 5)
- May Provide Anti-Cancer Potential – various studies have demonstrated Siberian Ginseng’s inhibitory effects on tumours. Experts believe that this plant may have strong potential to be developed as an effective anticancer drug. (6, 7)
- Supports Antioxidant Activity – helps to effectively reduce damaging free radicals in the body. (8)
- May Improve Bone Density – studies have shown a capacity to increase bone density. (9)
- Supports Healthy Lymphatic System – eleutherosides have been shown to improve the lymphatic function of the lymph node network. (10)
- Supports the Prevention and Repair of Nerve Damage – several studies have shown that eleutherosides may help prevent and repair nerve damage. (11, 12)
- May Lower or Stabilise Blood Sugar Levels – eleutherosides have been shown to reduce insulin resistance and are being considered for the management of type 2 diabetes. (13, 14)