SIBERIAN GINSENG IS NOT ERGOGENIC
Chase, P. J., Darby, L. A., Liang, M. T., & Morgan, A. L. (2000). Efficacy of Eleutherococcus senticosus (Siberian Ginseng) as an ergogenic nutritional supplement. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 32(5), Supplement abstract 142.
The effects of supplementation of Eleutherococcus senticosus (900 mg/d for 14 days) on treadmill running performance was evaluated in Ss (M = 8; F = 3). It was concluded that the supplement had no ergogenic effect on metabolic and performance variables after 14 days.
Implication. Siberian ginseng is not ergogenic.
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