Siberian ginseng has been used for centuries in Eastern countries, including China and Russia. In Russia, people in the Taiga region used Siberian ginseng. Russian people used it as an “adaptogen”. An adaptogen is a substance that helps the body better either in mental or in physical stress. Siberian Ginseng has been used also in China for two thousand years as a remedy for bronchitis, heart ailments, as a tonic to restore vigor, and improve general health etc. This herb has also a lot of health benefits in thyroid disease. Siberian Ginseng has quickly gained a reputation similar to more expensive Korean Ginseng. Unlike many herbs, it is more useful for maintaining good health rather than treating ill-health. Herbs are always a good option that should always use before dangerous. Let us take some overview on thyroid.
The thyroid gland is also known as thyroid which is an endocrine gland. Thyroid consists of two lobes connected to one another by isthmus. Like other endocrine glands, it also secretes its hormone directly in the blood stream. But sometimes, due to some thyroid disorder, these hormones may be in excess (hyperthyroidism) or may be in a very low amount (hypothyroidism). Remember these hormones are very helpful in regulation of the heart, improve metabolism functions, and turns food into energy etc.
These hormones also convert beta-carotene into vitamin A, repairs bones, transports electrolytes, cellular protein synthesis, regulates growth during childhood, regulates a woman’s monthly cycle, affects the mental process, and helps to regulate sex drive etc. So do not neglect thyroid disorder. We can use Siberian ginseng to cure thyroid.
Siberian ginseng has a scientific name “Eleutherococcus senticosus”. In regard to the scientific name, Eleutherococcus (from Greek) means “free-berried,” and senticosus (from the Latin word sentis) means thorn-bush. The overall meaning is “thorny” or “full of briers or thorns”.
Eleutherococcus senticous has marketed in the United States as Siberian Ginseng because it has similar herbal properties to those of Panax ginseng. Siberian Ginseng is different from both American ginseng and Panax ginseng but they are totally different. Siberian ginseng is a species of small, woody shrub in the family Araliaceae native to Northeastern Asia. Another name of this her b is eleuthero or ci wu jia.
Properties of Siberian ginseng:
Siberian Ginseng herb has a number of properties which are – Adaptogenic, anti-aggregatory, anti-diabetic, anti-edema, anti-inflammatory, antiproliferative effects on leukemia cells in vitro, immunomodulator, immunoprotective, immunostimulant, platelet aggregation-inhibiting, radiation protection, anti-stress, endocrine, endurance-enhancing, hypoglycemic, hypertensive, restorative, stimulant, tonic, and vasodilator.
Uses of Siberian ginseng:
This herb helps in a number of diseases. You can use it in any type of health problem like addictions, Alzheimer’s disease, fatigue, heart ailments, athletic support, bone cancer, boosting the immune system, general health & mental resilience, and increasing stamina etc.
This herb also shows its benefits in curing bronchitis, cardiovascular health, chemotherapy support, chronic fatigue syndrome, reduce the effects of physical stress, rejuvenation, depression, diabetes mellitus, energy and vitality, enhancing vision, enhancing resilience, exhaustion and debility, myopia.
If someone is suffering from neural diseases, oral cavity carcinoma, herpes, HIV support, Hodgkin’s disease, impotence, physical endurance under stress & mental alertness, infections, influenza, kidney cancer, radiation, supporting the endocrine system, rheumatism, restore vigor, sore throat, and skin melanoma etc can also make use of this herb.
How it is beneficial in the thyroid:
Siberian ginseng help to gets rid of fatigue which is caused by a low thyroid problem. It boosts the energy and increases the production of thyroid hormone. Siberian Ginseng also boosts the immune system to fight with various viruses, bacteria that causes thyroid.
Take 100mgs before breakfast and 100mgs before lunch. Diabetic patients should ingest it solely under medical supervision. It should not use for more than three weeks at one time.
This herb has some side effects. It causes insomnia in some people if taken too close to bedtime. If you are already taking other medications, never use this because it can interact with certain medications, such as sedatives, anti-diabetic medications, and antipsychotic drugs. As a result, you may face complications.
No doubt, this Siberian ginseng can easily cure your thyroid problem, but you should follow some precautions discussed in the upper part of this article. Further, we want to add some points. This herb is not prescribed for children, and Avoid caffeine when using this herb. Follow all these precautions, and then Siberian ginseng will give only positive results.