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What is the Difference Between Siberian and American Ginseng?
Vitamins and Supplements FAQs • April 30, 2011
Question: What is the difference between Siberian and American ginseng?

While the two herbs are related and share many traits, there are differences. American ginseng is used as an energizer and to promote overall health. Siberian ginseng, also known as Eleuthero root, is not actually a true ginseng, but rather a closely related plant with different active compounds. It is a good energizing herb, much like American ginseng, and it is also used to promote mental sharpness. Many people prefer to get the benefits of both types of ginseng with our popular ginseng combination formulas.

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