- Immune support
Siberian ginseng is plant. People use the root of the plant to make medicine.
Siberian ginseng is often called an "adaptogen." This is a non-medical term used to describe substances that can supposedly strengthen the body and increase general resistance to daily stress.
In addition to being used as an adaptogen, siberian ginseng is used for conditions of the heart and blood vessels such as high and low blood pressure, hardening of the arteries, cardiovascular conditions and rheumatic diseases.
It is also used for kidney disease, Alzheimer's disease, ADHD, chronic fatigue syndrome, diabetes, high cholesterol, improving loss of sensation of extremities, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, reducing hangover effects, in colds and in chronic bronchitis.
Some people use siberian ginseng to improve athletic performance and the ability to do work.
Not recommended for use in pregnancy
Serious adverse effects have not been reported however there has been reported insomnia, irritability and anxiety in higher doses used for long periods of time.
Avoid in known allergy.
- None known
*Our naturopath will consult with you to ensure this is right for you.