Ginseng, Siberian (Eleutherococcus senticosus) 1lb/454g BULK Herbal Tea - Maria Treben's Authentic™ Herbs of the World

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Latin (botanical) name: Eleutherococcus senticosus


Common names: Siberian Ginseng


Plant Description: Siberian Ginseng is part of the Aralia family, as is the more commonly known Red Chinese Ginseng. It is found in Siberia, northern China, and parts of Japan. It can grow as tall as six feet at maturity. Siberian Ginseng grows in the wild and has a relatively large root system. The roots are the coveted part of the plant, as they contain the active compounds, called eleutherosides. These eleutherosides include long chain sugars, known as glycosides, which have tonic properties to the metabolic syste.


Use: Make a tea by pouring approximately 2 cups of boiling water over 2 heaped tsp of herb. Let steep for 3-5 minutes. In general, sip a cup before breakfast, and another 2 hours after dinner.


Cautions & Interactions: Keep out of reach of children.

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