“Root of Life” bringing back wisdom of the ancients over thousands of years
At Sun Chlorella, we discovered something that helps ease that stress imposed by modern society.
Siberian ginseng (sientific name: Acanthopanax senticosus harm ) is same family as Korean ginseng. Aralia cordata and Aralia elata, which are well known as a edible wild plants, are also the same family. In Japan, Siberian ginseng is called “EZOUKOGI” because it grows in Ezo(old name of Hokkaido). Ainu people have prized Siberian ginseng as sacred plants from a long time. In China Siberian ginseng is called “Shennong Ben Cao Jing” and “Eleutherococcus” in Russia and it has been used for health maintainance.
Siberian ginseng is a deciduous (looses leaves annually) shrub. It grows about 2 – 3 meters.
The branch is ash brown in color, and has downward-facing thorns on the trunk when they are young.
The shrubs grow in the “wild” in eastern part of Siberia, Karafuto in Hokkaido, and China; they survive in intense cold within a very limited geographical district.
There are a number of active ingredients in the root, stem, branch, and leaf. The principal active ingredient is triterpenoid glycoside, and then there are more than 16 other properties.
Eleutheroside E as lignan compound, sesamine, phenol glycoside as Eleuthero side B, Isofraxidine as coumarin compound, Eleuthero B1, chlorogenic acid as Flavonoids which is well tanning other sterol; vitaminA, B1, B2, C are well known for main ingredient.
Eleuthero is also attracted as a healthy material in the modern society and used by astronauts and athletes who require the best performance.