Eleutherococcus senticosus tea Ci Wu Jia green tea
Research inhas suggested that Siberian (Ci Wu Jia, Eleuthero) is especially effective in relieving fatigue. It has a greater stimulating effect than Ginseng; but it can also calm the patient and reduce anxiety. It also strengthens the immune system. It is useful in protecting the body from damage due to radiation. It decreases inflammation. It also normalizes blood pressure. If the blood pressure is too high, it will lower the blood pressure, if it is too low, it will raise the blood pressure.
Research in China has also suggested that this, Ci Wu Jia, has the effect of increasing endocrine function (ovaries, testes, adrenal glands). It will increase insulin, and decrease blood sugar if it is excessively high. It has an antidiuretic property and will help prevent the patient from producing excess urine.
Some research has also suggested that this herb can be helpful in treating cancer. It may prevent the spread of the sarcoma to other parts of the body. In China, the use of this herb, Ci Wu Jia, with cancer patients is preferable to the use of Ginseng.