A woody shrub that reduces fatigue, improves lymphatic function and enhances exercise.
This catchily named shrub, also called ‘Siberian Ginseng’ is the trend-setter of the group. It’s behind the coining of the term ‘adaptogen’ by Russian toxicologist Nikolay Lazarev in 1957. As well as helping us resist stress and fatigue, it also contains complex polysaccharides, which help boost the immune system.
The Siberian Ginseng in our tea is grown in (you guessed it) Siberia. It prospers most in icy ‘boreal forests’ as it is a woodland shrub.
Read more about its benefits with scientific citations and links here