WHAT IS RHODIOLA ROSEA?
Rhodiola rosea is often called golden root, rose root, roseroot or Arctic root, due to its origins in the Arctic regions of Europe, Asia and North America. It is a perennial flowering plant in the family Crassulaceae that is considered an adaptogen and has been used as traditional medicine for treating stress related ailments.
WHAT ARE THE USES & BENEFITS OF RHODIOLA ROSEA?
The most common benefits associated with Rhodiola rosea are its ability to increase energy levels and to provide stress relief. Simply put, it can up-regulate your metabolism when energy levels are low and down-regulate your metabolism during periods of intense stress – the stabilization is said to protect our health and increase our overall performance.
Rhodiola rosea is also used to increase focus, memory and concentration,anti-aging and anti-inflammation Today there is a great deal of research looking into a multitude of health, medical, and performance areas to find additional situations where Rhodiola rosea can provide a benefit.
WHY ARE ROSAVINS IMPORTANT?
Rosavins are a group of three separate chemical compounds (rosavin, rosin, rosarin) that are unique to the Rhodiola rosea species. There are many chemicals in Rhodiola rosea but it is generally accepted that the most effective compounds to have positive human health benefits are rosavins.
Rhodiola Rosea~ Powder or Whole Root
WHAT CAN I DO WITH IT?
A simple and effective way to get the benefits of Rhodiola rosea is to try IN A TEA - The tea, when steeped for 5 – 10 minutes, contains rosavins and salidrosides and will provide a pleasant taste experience with wonderful rose floral notes.
Cosmetics containing Rhodiola rosea are becoming popular and have shown to have efficacy in anti-aging, anti-inflammation, and skin protection formulations.
Regardless of product, it is best to start with good quality Rhodiola rosea from a traceable source, such as that ARE supplied by Albertabotanicals.com