Hederagenin is a triterpenoid which is a actinic basic of the Hedera braid plant.

Hederagenin is one of three primary saponins extracted from the Chenopodium quinoa bulb categorized by the EPA as a biopesticide. HeadsUp® Bulb Protectant is fabricated up of about according ratios of the saponins Oleanolic acid, Hederagenin, and Phytolaccinic acerbic and is advised for use as a berry analysis on bake-apple (e.g. potato berry pieces), legume, and atom seeds or as a pre-plant basis dip for roots of transplants, at planting, to anticipate fungal growth, bacterial growth, and viral bulb diseases.

Hederagenin has been begin to accept antidepressant-like furnishings in a rodent models.