Eleutherococcus is native to Eastern Asia and particularly Siberia.
The root of this herb is an example of an adaptogen - a substance which enables the body’s metabolism to adapt and cope with unfavourable conditions such as physical and psychological stress, infections and environmental pollutants.
Physical or mental stress
Fatigue/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Children: This product is not recommended for children.
Tincture of Eleutherococcus senticosus (Siberian Ginseng) root, extracted in alcohol (50% v/v)
Adults: 20 - 30 drops twice daily in a little water.
Not to be taken by diabetics, epileptics or schizophrenics, or those on blood pressure or heart medication, or hormone treatments such as HRT or oral contraceptives. It should not be taken together with stimulants such as caffeine. Take it at a different time of day to vitamin B and C supplements, as it speeds up their secretion. In long term treatment it is recommended that a one month break is taken after three months.