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Question about eleutherococcus

Hello,

I found Siberian ginseng on site (1kg / 350Kč).

(Source: http://www.salviaparadise.cz/eleuterokok-sibirsky-zensen-koren-p-250.html?cPath=128_204)

Can you tell me if the price is the same as the quality or is it a "premium"? If I bought it, can I mix it with a ginseng, for example, to make tea? And one more question, I have a steady supply of 53% plum brandy for less money than medical alcohol, can I use plum instead of alcohol to make tincture? And how is it with mixing with 6 years or alternate use?

Thanks for the answers. Alda.

Thank you for your information, Aldo.

Produced photos of this eleuterokok gentlemen from the Salvia Paradise at a glance downloaded somewhere from the web. It has a poor resolution and even the Chinese characters "c 'útia" in the lower right (so the Chinese call eleuterokoku). Despite the low quality of the photo, it appears to be peeled wood material originating from small twigs (or roots) of a woody shrub, where eleuterokok (completely incorrectly referred to as Siberian ginseng ) is - an eleutherococcus vulgaris. Otherwise you are the second to ask about this eleuterokok (according to the photo). Another reader - Martin - has sent me his own photos with Soxhlet's extractor already filled .

All the woody eleutherococcus drug we found here in Taiwan to use for the treatment of TCP came from the much thicker parts of the plant and looked completely different. Its price level will probably not be able to compete. That is not to say that small diameter material would be bad. Although MSG prefers larger and better looking parts of plants, I think that the material on your picture can be OK even if it is clean and has no other problem.

As for mixing or alternating ginseng use, I do not know of any report that would suggest that ginseng and eleuterokoke interact together . According to my current state of knowledge, they can freely mix and their effects are more or less independent of each other ...

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-boris-

| 17.1.2011

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