(Eleutherococcus senticosus) – Eleuthero
Also known as eleuthero is often used as part of adrenal support blends. It is anti-stress and adrenal supportive, as well as antibacterial, antioxidant, anti-fatigue, antimicrobial, chemo protectant, and immunomodulation.
It has been shown to boost one’s immunity as well as to increase endurance and performance, improve recovery from overtraining, and enhance mitochondrial activity and energy levels.
Eleuthero may increase blood pressure, cause palpitations, increase blood sugar, and increase bleeding, so people with hypertension, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, or blood clotting issues should discuss with their doctor.
Side effects can include irritability, anxiety, melancholy, mild drowsiness, and uterine bleeding at high doses.
Always seek professional advice before drinking Tisane. if you are pregnant have an ongoing health condition or concern or are taking medication.
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