Botanical Name – Rhodiola Rosea
Chinese Name – HONG JING TIAN
English Name – Arctic Root
Rhodiola rosea, also known as commonly golden root, rose root, roseroot, Aaron’s rod, Arctic root, king’s crown, lignum rhodium, orpin rose, is a perennial flowering plant in the family Crassulaceae.
It grows naturally in wild Arctic regions of Europe (including Britain), Asia, and North America, and can be propagated as a groundcover.
Rhodiola rosea grows between 5 to 40 centimetres tall. It prefers cold regions and can be found growing on sea cliffs and on mountains at high altitude.
Medicinal Action and Uses
Adaptogen– Rhodiola has long been known as an adaptogen, a natural substance that increases your body’s resistance to stress in non-specific ways. Studies show that taking Arctic Root can significantly improve the symptoms of stress, such as fatigue, exhaustion and anxiety.
Antidepressant – Rhodiola rosea has been suggested to have antidepressant properties by balancing the neurotransmitters in your brain.
Brain function- Rhodiola can reduce mental fatigue and improved performance on work-related tasks. Rhodiola rosea can also be of great benefit to those who want to quit smoking or to wean off drugs.
Hypoclycemic- Rhodiola rosea has also been used as an herbal remedy for diabetes and the associated symptoms. Studies have shown that rhodiola has a blood glucose lowering properties and that it increases the amount of insulin in the blood and reduces the amounts of glucagon.
Immunostimulant – Adaptogens herbs like rhodiola enhance the immune system. They increase the production and activity of specialized cells like natural killer cells and T cells, responsible for fighting bacteria, viruses and cancer.
Libido- Rhodiola rosea is often advertised as a natural treatment for impotence, dwindling libido and infertility.
Performance increasing – Rhodiola has a positive effect on the oxygen uptake resulting in increased endurance or better adjustment to high altitudes where the oxygen concentration is low.
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