Plant name: Eleutherococcus senticosus (Siberian ginseng) and Acanthopanax senticosus
Active constituents: syringin and eleutheroside E, Saponins, and Glycans
- 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.