How Eleuthero, Siberian Ginseng interacts with digoxin

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Case Study Support

Use with caution in individuals taking digoxin, as Siberian ginseng may have been reported to increase the amount of digoxin in the blood in a human case study; however, there is concern over whether the correct plant species was identified. Use caution until further information is made available. (1) (2)


  1. View Abstract: MacRae S. Elevated Serum Digoxin Levels in a Patient Taking Digoxin and Siberian Ginseng. CMAJ. 1996;155(3):293-95.
  2. Awang DV. Siberian ginseng toxicity may be case of mistaken identity. Can Med Assn J. Aug1996;155(9):1237.