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Eleuthero is similar to Korean Ginseng, both are araliaceous
plants (tropical family of trees, shrubs & woody climbers).
Adaptogen, anti-stress, sleep improvement and blood flow
improvement etc.

What is Eleuthero?
Eleuthero is a deciduous (looses leaves annually) shrub belonging to the same family as Korean ginseng, and grows about 2 - 3 meters. Eleutherococcus senticosus is a species of small woody shrubs native to NorthEastern Asia. Eleuthero is an adaptogen that is defined as a non-toxic substance which reinforces the body’s ability to react to stress.

Perhaps more of the benefits here and not the shrub and growing conditions so much?? If so, you may consider the following copy: Sun Eleuthero is an herb that can give your body a natural energy boost, decrease stress, and support your body’s fight against the ill-effects of modern living — without dangerous side effects. Eleuthero is an “adaptogen,” which is defined as “a non-toxic substance which reinforces the body’s ability to react to stress.” Eleuthero is considered one of nature’s most powerful, adaptogenic herbs.

Eleuthero is a deciduous shrub -- scientific-name Acanthopanax senticosus Harms or Eleutherococcus senticosus which belongs to the same family “Araliaceae” as a Korean ginseng, and grows about 2 - 3 meters. The shrub sprouts from April to May, producing floral blooms from July to August, and bears fruit from September to October.

Native-grown Eleutherococcus senticosus

The shrub does not require much seed propagation but breeds with the rhizome (underground stem) which crawls horizontally under the earth’s surface. The branch is ash brown in color, and has downward-facing thorns on the trunk when they are young, however, the thorns will disappear as the shrub matures.

Flower of Eleutherococcus senticosus

The shrubs grow in the “wild” in eastern part of Siberia, Karafuto in Hokkaido, and China; they survive in intense cold within a very limited geographical district.

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Application as traditional medicine

The History of Eleutherococcus senticosus called “Root of life”

In Chinese literature, the shrubs are referred to as “Gogahi,” and are also called “Shennong Ben Cao Jing” which was written about thousands of years ago. The shrubs were introduced in the foreword of ”Bencao Gangmu“ written in the Ming era. An age old saying mentions: “A handful of Eleuthero is better than a day filled with treasure.”

Ainu people living in Japan (Ainu are a people with a cultural and racial background different from that of the ethnic Japanese), have referred to Eleuthero in folk medicine as an aphrodisiac and tonicity (the affect of a solution on a cell), as well as medicine to cure arthritis and neuralgia (nerve pain). Because the eleuthero shrub has many thorns, it was also used as a charm to ward off evil spirits by hanging it over a door.

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Safety and working with the components

There are a number of active ingredients in the root, stem, branch, and leaf. The principal active ingredient is called Eleutheroside of which there are seven kinds: A-B-C-D-E-F-G.

Additionally, there are 16 other properties, such as: isofraxidine, chlorogenic acid, caffeoylquinic acid, vitamin A, B1, B-2, and C.

The medicinal benefits of these properties and nutrients have been reported over the years for many health benefits such as: anti stress, recovery from fatigue/activity, improvement of a fat metabolism, etc.

Olympic athletes who need to perform at their best and whom are under severe stress conditions (as well as astronauts) have been reported to use Eleuthero regularly.

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Report on the effects

・Anti-stress action
・Fatigue recovery action
・Fat metabolism improvement action
・Anti-allergic action
・Blood-flow improvement action
・Sleep improvement action

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