If you want to get ready for the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, build your stamina for mall hikes and holiday festivities ….and do all that while maintaining your zen – then Eleutero is just the herb for you!
Eleuthero (Eleutherococcus senticocus), also known as Siberian Ginseng falls into the category of tonic herbs that balance physiological functins and positively influence health and well-being.
Eleuthero is a tall spiny shrub from the ginseng family. The bulk herb is used to make tea and tinctures.
When should you take Eleuthero? If you feel tired, run-down or are going through major changes in your life – if you are under stress or if you would like to improve your athletic performance – Eleuthero is your herb!
Eleuthero is an herbal remedy that belongs to a group of herbs called “Adaptogens”. These tonic herbs help the body adapt to stress and changes in your life. Eleuthero has been seriously studied in Russia since the 1970s and was given to their athletes for better performance in competitions. It has been shown to
- give you more energy
- strengthen your immune system
- improve alertness and cognitive function
- act as a nervine positively affecting sleep and hyperactiviy
Eleuthero is perfect for the stressed-out typ “A” personalities who work long hours, don’t get enough sleep and eat a less than healthy diet. It may help you overcome jet lag faster and balance your adrenal glands to avoid burn-out!
Dosage and Preparation:
The best thing is that herbs like Eleuthero are considered safe and can (should) be taken over extended periods of time.
As wit all medicines, herbal or not, always check with your doctor first before starting a new regimen.