Both plants contain in their composition substances that have a stimulating and antioxidant effect, as well as panaxans that lower blood sugar. Thanks to a number of polysaccharides and essential oils, plant roots are able to have a beneficial effect on strengthening immunity, stimulate brain activity, and protect the body in stressful situations. The main reason for which both ginseng and eleutherococcus are valued is their antioxidant effect.
Both drugs have almost the same cost.
Despite the great similarity, both drugs have several differences. They affect the body in different ways. After administration, ginseng begins to have a beneficial effect almost immediately, and Eleutherococcus – after some time. However, the positive effect after taking the second drug lasts longer. For ginseng, there are also age and seasonal restrictions on taking the drug. It is contraindicated in children and hypertensive patients. Refrain from taking tinctures is recommended in hot weather.
Both drugs improve appetite, however, after taking Eleutherococcus, weight gain is observed, and when taking ginseng – no. The fact is that the Chinese root of youth increases the metabolic rate and thereby leads to weight loss.
The roots act differently on body temperature, when taking Eleutherococcus, it increases, and when taking ginseng remains unchanged.
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The most popular among the population are tinctures of eleutherococcus and ginseng. The roots of these plants perfectly restore strength, increase immunity and are able to normalize pressure. The drugs have a large similar effect and a number of identical indications for use. Along with this, there are many differences between them. In some cases, Eleutherococcus is more suitable for use, in others – ginseng.
Ginseng has a number of useful properties. With its use, the work of the brain is activated, the body is more actively restored after illness and with chronic fatigue. Ginseng tincture can improve the emotional state. Ginseng is recommended for use in some gastrointestinal diseases, as well as to improve blood composition and strengthen the immune system and normalize metabolism in the body. Ginseng is used in cosmetology as a means against hair loss, it will also be useful to men to stimulate sexual function.
Most often I use ginseng tincture to strengthen immunity and fight fatigue and stressful situations. To maintain the body in shape and restore lost health, ginseng tincture can be used for a long time without any harm to health and the risk of complications.
- Essential oils.
- Fatty acid.
In pharmacology, two types of ginseng tincture are used: water-based and alcohol-based. Doctors recommend the use of alcoholic infusion (if there are no contraindications for use), because it retains the greatest amount of substances useful for the body.
Tincture of Eleutherococcus
Eleutherococcus’s task is to replenish the vital supply of strength in the body. It, like ginseng, is prescribed by doctors for use in mental and physical exhaustion of the body and as an additional means of therapy in the fight against a number of diseases. The use of tincture of Eleutherococcus helps to normalize the central nervous system, accelerate metabolism in the body, restore the functions of the genitourinary system, cleanse the walls of blood vessels from cholesterol plaques.
The drug is used in the treatment of urological diseases, to improve the auditory and visual functions of the body. Tincture increases sexual activity and appetite, and is also used as a prophylaxis against the development of malignant neoplasms.
The composition of the drug includes the following useful substances:
- Vitamins of groups A, C, D, E and B.
- Essential oils.
- Triterpene compounds.
The advantage of Eleutherococcus is that it lacks toxins, even prolonged use of the drug will not have a negative effect on the body.
What and when is better to take
Both tinctures will perfectly cope with the replenishment of vitality during stress, fatigue and mental stress and will help to transfer mental and physical stress more easily. However, during warm weather, ginseng should be preferred to Eleutherococcus. Also, preference is given to eleutherococcus people with high blood pressure.
To improve appetite, Eleutherococcus should be used for people who are not inclined to be overweight or with low weight, since this drug helps to increase it. In a similar situation, ginseng is best. This drug due to the acceleration of metabolism in the body very often leads to weight loss.
As an immunomodulator during the recovery of an organism after a past illness, ginseng tincture is suitable.
For taking ginseng tincture, a contraindication is epilepsy and convulsions.
Both drugs are not recommended for use in infectious diseases, sleep disturbances, during pregnancy and breastfeeding. With caution, it is worth giving them to children under 12 years of age.