ETAS and AHCC : exclusive plant extracts with clinically validated properties

“Empowering life with Nature’s resources” is the mission of our partner Amino-Up Co. Based in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Amino-Up produces bioactive substances from natural sources. Amino-Up and VF Bioscience share the same philosophy: offer only exclusive, carefully developed ingredients with proven efficacy. We are proud to make these innovative, valuable products available to European consumers.


ETAS is an innovative extract obtained from asparagus, which alleviates the effects of stress by controlling the levels of cortisol. ETAS also shows a clinically validated efficacy for sleep improvement, support of mood and cognitive function, and protection of neuronal cells. Most of ETAS beneficial effects derive from its capacity to induce cytoprotective heat-shock proteins.…



AHCC (Active Hexose Correlated Compound) is produced by a patented process of Shiitake mycelium culture. AHCC’s main active components, alpha-glucans, are small molecules easily absorbed by the organism. AHCC is Japan’s top-selling immune support ingredient, its properties have been described in more than 50 scientific articles, including reports of more than 20 human clinical studies.…