Eleuthero is indicated for those with a lot of stress that want to avoid burn out, fatigue, and immune breakdown. It is great for those with passion and fire. By helping the body's ability to adapt to stress, all body function can perform at a higher level, endurance is increased and the immune system is stimulated. Eleuthero is a specific for those who get sick when stressed out. It is taken to avoid illness when okay, but is not effective when acute.