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Useful plants which live in an extremely cold region
Eleuthero(scientific name:Acanthopanax Senticosus. HARMS) is a deciduous shrub which belongs to Araliaceae.
It is called "EZOUKOGI" because it grows in Hokkaido.
Now it grows in the east of Hokkaido(Obihiro, Kitami, Abashiri etc.), and it also grows in the "wild" in eastern part of Siberia, the north of China and the Korean Peninsula etc.; they survive in intense cold within a very limited geographical district.
Eleuthero used as a medicinal plants
《Note》Eleuthero, which is used by athletes
The former Soviet Union Athletes, who took Eleuthero and did well at Moscow Olympic in 1980, became a topic of conversation.
In the same year, Dr. Stephan Fulder, an authority of geriatrics in England, published a paper on the effectiveness of Eleuthero to athletes in New Scientist, science magazine published in England, and Eleuthero received a lot of attention. Moreover, in Japan, ski jumpers used Eleuthero to control their health at Nagano Olympic, and astronauts who had hard training used it, too.
Nowadays it is known that a lot of athletes use Eleuthero regardless of athletics.