Plant name: Eleutherococcus senticosus (Siberian ginseng)  and Acanthopanax senticosus 


Active constituents: syringin and eleutheroside E, Saponins, and  Glycans 


Medicinal Properties:  

  • Helps with regulation of cortisol (stress hormone) levels and inflammation 
  • Immune function: stimulates T-cell function 
  • Neuroprotective and antidepressant:  based on its antioxidant mechanisms, providing protection from numerous cytokines and inflammatory mediators.  It protects neurons from corticosterone-induced cytotoxicity and protects against lowering of natural killer cell activity seen with physical stress.