What is Rhodiola Rosea?
Rhodiola Rosea is a potent adaptogenic herb grown in the mountainous northern climates of Europe and Asia. It is best known for its stress-relieving, brain boosting, energy increasing and fat burning properties.
How does Rhodiola Rosea work?
Rhodiola Rosea is an adaptogenic herb–helping your body deal with stressful physical, mental, and emotional situations.
It has been noted to help increase: the sensitivity of your neurons–leading to improved cognitive performance; increase your red blood cell count–leading to increased athletic performance, reduce levels of cortisol–leading to less stress and faster recovery from harsh exercise; and stimulate the lipase enzyme–leading to improving fat-burning abilities.
Why use Rhodiola Rosea ?
- Relieves stress on the body
- Promotes a feeling of well-being
- Reduces fatigue and exhaustion
- Helps to burn fat
- Increases cognitive performance
How to use Rhodiola Rosea?
Usage of rhodiola as a daily preventative against fatigue has been reported to be effective in doses as low as 50mg.
Acute use of rhodiola for fatigue and anti-stress has been noted to be taken in the 288 – 680mg range.
Classes of Rhodiola Rosea
Rhodiola Rosea is also known as Rosavin, Rosenroot, Rhodiola Rhizome, Golden Root, Arctic Root, Rhidola.
Do not confuse Rhodiola Rosea with other species of Rhodiola, Rose Essential Oil, Rosmarinic Acid, Roselle, Scutellaria baicalensis.
Possible Side Effects of Rhodiola Rosea
No clinically relevant negative side effects have been seen while taking Rhodiola Rosea.