Siberian ginseng tincture is helpful for conditions of exhaustion after a period of overwork, illness or stress has led to a state of being strung out or burnt out. Thus it is good for all tiredness related problems.
Additionally it may be colloquially called devil’s bush, Siberian ginseng, eleuthero, ciwujia, Devil’s shrub, shigoka, touch-me-not, wild pepper, or kan jang. Additionally the scientific name (genus), Eleutherococcus (from Greek) means “free-berried,” and senticosus, (from Latin) means sentis (thorn-bush, briar), an adjective meaning “thorny” or “full of briers or thorns.”. Also it has a diversity of common names across its range of distribution
Siberian ginseng tincture:
- Strengthens the body
- Encourages adaptation
- Supports recovery from infections and chronic illness
- Improves resistance to infection
Most of our tinctures are native English wild plants that our great grandmothers would have used as both pot herbs and medicine. Therefore siberian Ginseng tincture breaks our own rule because it is so effective it has to be included. Thus nothing else we have come across quite takes its place
Botanical name: Eleutherococcus senticosus
Common names: Siberian ginseng
Habitat: Native to the forests of Siberia.
Parts used: Root
Tincture Strength: 1:3:25% alc.vol:
Dose: 10 – 20 drops in water 3 x daily
History: Siberian ginseng has been used for thousands of years in Russia and China to strengthen resistance to external stress. Whether physical, environmental and psychological.
Science: An Italian randomised double blind trial in 2001 by Facchinetti Neri & Tarabusi on young healthy volunteers. It showed a definite reduction in stress response when subjected to psychological stress.