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Traditionally for short-term stress support*
This plant is found in North East China, Eastern Russia, Korea and Japan. It is used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to expel “Wind Dampness”, to strengthen the sinews and bones, transform dampness and reduce swelling. It is classified and responsible in large part for the coining of the term, Adaptogen; describing a class of plants and substances that increases an organisms “non specific resistance” to stress of various kinds. There is a slight problem with adulteration of this plant medicine in the US as many companies marketing this herb are actually selling species of Eleutherococcus other than senticosus, or selling the herb Periploca. It is important to know your source and look for products which are screened for proper identity, purity and concentration.
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