Written by Lee Stevenson. Sorry I am a lousy editor.
I am writing this for educational purposes, this should not be taken as medical advice. If you are ill please seek the aid of an experienced and knowledgeable functional medicine practitioner.
Eleuthero (Eleutherococcus senticosus)
Eleuthero is also know as Siberian Gensing. It is an adaptogen meaning it helps to improve adrenal function and normalize hormones. It helps to prevent diabetes and obesity. It increases IgG and IgM levels. It has been shown to clear mold toxins and endotoxins from the body. It improves blood flow to the brain which improves mental function. Eleuthero is a stimulant so would be best to take it in the morning. Eleuthero has been found to be very effective against RNA viruses especially the flu. It increases athletic endurance. It has been shown to reverse some of the effects of Parkinson’s disease. It prevents nerve damage and has been shown to stimulate nerve repair. It reduces the effects of stress and speed up the recovery time from stress. Eleuthero has been found to dramatically improve lymphatic function. Eleuthero improves mental health and social functioning. Eleuthero reduces the occurrence of outbreaks from herpes viruses. Eleuthero combined with vitamin D3 and calcium has been shown to reduce osteoporosis. When combines with L-carnitine eleuthero increases Beta oxidation which prevents obesity and diabetes. Beta oxidation is inhibited by RNA viruses especially Sars-Covid and herpes viruses. Eleuthero improves skin health. Most plants in the gensing family have very similar phytochemicals Panax gensing has very similar effects as Siberian Gensing.