For those with insulin resistance in particular, Siberian ginseng has been shown to improve mood, physical performance, and reduce fasting blood sugar levels.
Siberian ginseng is derived from the root of a shrub, Eleutherococcus senticosus, found in the Siberian regions of Russia and China. It stimulates the immune system and increases the body's resistance to disease, stress, and fatigue.
This herb is considered to be the world's number one aphrodisiac, also known to improve physical vitality and metal performance. It is excellent for those depressed and fatigued. It promotes blood circulation and cures digestive distrubances. Studies have grown ginseng to protect body cells from radiation damage and high cholesterol diseases. It is effective for colds and coughs.