Eleuthero is an adaptogen and restores overstressed adrenal glands which can be very helpful for people who are chronically stressed. It exhibits cardiovascular as well as mood and energy enhancing effects. It promotes general well-being in the body, while supporting resistance to stress. Eleuthero is said to improve the balance of neurotransmitters including serotonin, dopamine, norepinephrine, and epinephrine in the brain. It is known to be a gentle rejuvenating herb and is a preferable alternative to those who have jittery or nervous effects with Panax Ginseng. It acts as a nervine to improve the quality of sleep and can help with sleep deprivation and jet lag. It works toward strengthening the immune system. Eleuthero increases energy, endurance and stamina as well as speeds recovery from athletic exertion. It improves alertness, mental clarity and cognitive function when under stress. It may improve work productivity and can be helpful for depression.