ORGANIC SIBERIAN GINSENG (Eleuthero root), powder
Botanical Name: Eleutherococcus senticosus
Country of Origin: China
Production: Siberian ginseng is the root of a woodland plant and a relative to the more commonly known red ginseng. It is native to Eastern Asia, China, Japan, and Russia and tolerates a variety of soils and levels of light exposure.
Qualities: Siberian ginseng has been used in traditional Chinese medicine since around 190 AD. It is considered to be an adaptogen (which helps the body adapt to stress and restore balance), and is said to be beneficial to the heart, kidneys, and to regulate blood pressure. It also contains eleutherosides, active compounds that give it anti-stress and anti-inflammatory properties.
Common Use: This powder is commonly taken in capsule form, or it can be added to smoothies or juices.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry, dark place in an airtight container. Refrigeration not required.
Safety: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using any herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
Disclaimer: This information is for educational purposes only and has not been evaluated by the CFIA or FDA. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. This product has been packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and other potential allergens.