Consider a number of herbal preparations - adaptogens. They have a relatively small anabolic effect, but they are natural and absolutely safe.

But in terms of increased performance, they can outperform many artificial drugs..

The main effect that plant anabolics give is to increase the activity of the body's own anabolic systems.

Herbal anabolic adaptogens for sports contain such biologically active substances as flavonoids, glycosides, polysaccharides, phytosterols (ecdysterone), terpenoids, hydroxylated fatty acids and glycopeptides. The most effective anabolic adaptogens in sports are recognized: Aralia Manchurian, Leuzea, Rhodiola Rosea, Ginseng, Eleutherococcus.

Of the most popular herbal adaptogen anabolics, the most effective and affordable drugs:


Aralia Manchurian

Aralia is classified as an anabolic stimulant.

Reception contributes to the achievement of a high anabolic effect, the athlete improves his appetite and increases body weight. It has a stimulating effect on the human nervous system, which improves mood, reduces psychological fatigue, increases motivation and the ability to concentrate. A person feels a surge of strength and energy, thanks to which he is able to do work longer, actively engage in sports.

Another important property of the Manchurian aralia is the hypoglycemic effect, i.e. decrease in blood sugar levels, which is accompanied by increased secretion of growth hormone. And this, in turn, causes the anabolic effect of aralia preparations, which, moreover, improve digestion and speed up metabolic processes. All these properties are effectively used by athletes involved in bodybuilding.

Also, products made from aralia protect the mucous membrane from the toxic effects of the drugs taken. They are recommended for children's diathesis, stomach ulcers, gastritis and other diseases of the digestive tract.

Aralia Manchurian stimulates the antitoxic function of the liver, eliminates spasms, strengthens capillaries, has a choleretic and diuretic effect. Aralosides contained in the thorn tree stimulate immune activity, increase the body's resistance to adverse environmental factors, infections and hypoxia. They have an anti-stress effect, increase resistance to toxic substances (in particular, chlorophos, fluorine, nitrites, methylhydrazine), reduce the level of lipoproteins in the blood, and have a protective effect in case of radiation sickness. A decoction of aralia eliminates drowsiness, activates the work of the heart (reduces the frequency and increases the strength of heart contractions, increases the tone of the heart muscle) and the activity of enzyme systems, eliminates the symptoms of loss of strength and stress, increases lung capacity and muscle strength.

Take it in the morning on an empty stomach and an hour before training, 20-30 drops.


Levzeya (Maral root)

Leuzea contains phytoexidone substances, substances identical to steroid compounds, which have a pronounced anabolic effect.

Leuzea activates protein synthesis and promotes its accumulation in muscles, liver and kidneys. The drug helps to increase muscle endurance and performance, improves overall blood circulation, enhances the tone of the nervous system. Leuzea reduces the heart rate. Produced in the form of an alcohol extract of 40 ml. Take it once a day in the morning from 20 drops of the 1st teaspoon.

After prolonged use of Leuzea, a gradual increase in the vascular bed occurs, and the overall blood circulation improves significantly.


Rhodiola rosea (Golden root)

The use of Rhodiola rosea in sports gives the following positive effects:

- increased endurance during heavy loads;

- acceleration of recovery of muscles and cardiovascular system;

- anabolic effect;

- stimulation of mental activity;

The results of more than 50 years of research clearly confirm this.

Its action is to mobilize, support and restore the energy reserves of the orgaism, as well as to effectively eliminate metabolic by-products.

Release form: alcohol extract from rhizomes with roots of Rhodiola rosea in bottles of 30 ml. Reception options: 1 time per day in the morning, dosage from 5 drops to one teaspoon. Or 2 - 3 times a day before meals, 5 - 10 drops


Eleutherococcus senticosus

This plant contains many glycosides - eleutherosides. Eleutherosides increase performance and enhance protein synthesis. It also increases the synthesis of carbohydrates. The production of fats, on the contrary, is inhibited. Fatty acid oxidation is accelerated during exercise. Eleutherococcus also improves liver function and color vision. Eleutherococcus is produced in the form of an alcohol extract from rhizomes with roots of 50 ml.

Take ten drops to one teaspoon in the morning, once a day.



The composition of the ginseng root includes glycosides - panaxosides, which give it a hypoglycemic and anabolic effect. According to this parameter, ginseng is approximately equal to Eleutherococcus and, like Eleutherococcus, has the ability to enhance the action of endogenous insulin. Release form and dosage - similar.

Plant anabolics are adaptogens in strength sports, they are definitely worth using, they are affordable, safe and also give a lot of positive effects.


author - Denis Strongshop   

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