Ci Wu Jia
Scientific Name: Eleutherococcus senticosus
Ci Wu Jia has a long history of traditional use dating back more than two thousand years. In Chinese medicine, it is valued as a bittersweet, "warming herb." The roots and root bark are used in decoctions, powders, teas and tinctures.
This single herb traditionally has been used in various tonics and beverages for its adaptogenic (normalizing) effects, especially to benefit the bones and joints.* Other adaptogenic effects include increasing resistance to environmental stress, such as exposure to high temperatures and conditions that cause motion sickness.* It has long been used to increase stamina, improve athletic performance and relieve occasional sleeplessness.* It is also known to support the body's overall immune system.*
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.