Useful and therapeutic properties of Siberian ginseng

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

shrub up to 2 (sometimes up to 4-5 meters in height) with light gray bark and light-brown shoots, densely seated thin, brittle, bent down spines.Leaves from 5 leaves with cuneate base, obratnoovalnye or elliptical, with a cusp, naked or with scheti

oily hairs on veins below with reddish hairs on the edge of bidentate;middle leaflet larger than others.Flowers in umbels on long stalks, dioecious, corolla yellowish or pale purple, caducous, 5 stamens, pistil 1, with five stigmas.Fruits - black berries globular with five stones, blooms in July-August, fruits ripen in September.

Distributed in the Far East and Sakhalin.Common undergrowth element found in mixed and coniferous forests, rarely in oak forests.Forms thickets or group.

Medicinal raw materials are leaves and roots.The leaves are harvested during flowering, roots - in the fall or early spring.

The rhizome Eleutherococcus contains glycosides, steroid derivatives, coumarins and flavonoids, alkaloids, essential oil (0.8%).In the parenchyma of the c

ortex are the starch grains and calcium oxalate a lot of friends, there are gum (18%), fatty oils.

Eleutherococcus preparations stimulate physical and mental efficiency, increase the body's resistance to various adverse factors and disease, normalize blood pressure, lowers elevated blood sugar levels.Improving the general condition, Siberian ginseng makes the body more resistant to colds and other. Diseases, improves sleep, stimulates the appetite, activates, reducing the toxicity of antineoplastic agents, and balances the excitatory-inhibitory processes in the central nervous system (CEC lofosfana, tiotefa, sarkolizina).

Indications for use are fatigue, neurasthenia, psychasthenia, exhaustion of the nervous system, accompanied by a decrease in working capacity, irritability, insomnia, vegetative neurosis, vasospasm, arrhythmias and hypotension functional character, initial forms of atherosclerosis, hypertension, mild form

diabetes (the elderlyhumans, in combination with bukor-ban), acute and chronic radiation syndrome (in combination with others. means).


Liquid extract of the roots of a 30%: 20-40 drops 2-3 times daily before meals (for vegetative neurosis).The course of treatment for 30 days.If necessary, the drug can also be used for a longer time, t. K. He has low toxicity and no-Kumuli ruet body.Repeated courses are held in 10 to 15 days.

tincture in vodka: 100 g of roots for 1 liter of vodka, insist 7 days and take a dessert spoon 2-3 times a day for a month.