In the 1980s, Eleutherococcus senticosus
(one of the most common and long-standing adaptogens) was referred to as "the drug that builds Russians" by Stephen Fulder (16), who claimed that the Soviets deemed it so beneficial to health that they were making sufficient extract to give 12 million citizens a month-long course every year (16).
Adaptogens, or herbal medicines that may improve resilience such as Eleutherococcus senticosus
and Schisandra chinensis, were used traditionally in herbal medicine to regulate stress response and provide additional benefits of increasing concentration, performance, and endurance in fatigue states (13,30).
(2000) Efficacy of Eleutherococcus senticosus
(Siberian ginseng) as an ergogenic nutritional supplement.
Cheng, "Release of acetylcholine by syringin, an active principle of Eleutherococcus senticosus
, to raise insulin secretion in Wistar rats," Neuroscience Letters, vol.
Studies in the literature were found for the following botanicals: Bacopa monnieri (L.) Pennell, Coffea arabica L., Crocus sativus L., Eleutherococcus senticosus
Maxim., Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze (green tea), Ginkgo biloba L., Hypericum perforatum L., Olea europaea L.
Name: Siberian Ginseng (Eleutherococcus senticosus
Iodine, protein, selenium, potassium, the amino acid L-tyrosine, B vitamins, and adaptogenic herbs like Eleutherococcus senticosus
(Siberian ginseng) can all help your thyroid function.
is commonly known as Siberian ginseng.
Kraft, "Myths and facts in herbal medicines: Eleutherococcus senticosus
(Siberian ginseng) and its contraindication in hypertensive patients," Botanics: Targets and Therapy, vol.
Astragalus extract mixture, HT042, consisting of the roots of Astragalus membranaceus and Phlomis umbrosa and the stem of Eleutherococcus senticosus
, is a standardized ingredient of health functional foods approved by Korean FDA with a claim that "HT042 may help height growth of children" based on the evidence derived from randomized controlled trials.
Meyer), American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius L.), and eleuthero (Eleutherococcus senticosus
rosea, Leuzea carthamoides, Eleutherococcus senticosus
and Schizandra chinensis was given for four weeks to 28 women following treatment with cisplatin and cyclophosphamide for stage III-IV epithelial ovarian cancer (Kormosh et al., 2006).