Rhodiola’s mega health benefits

Rhodiola’s mega health benefits

Rhodiola Rosea, also known as “Arctic Root” or “Golden Root” is an herb native to Asia and has been used medicinally in regions around the world for centuries.

Let’s look at Rhodiola’s mega health benefits and why it is often called nature’s antidepressant:

Antioxidant effects:

Rhodiola behaves as a powerful antioxidant and can help prevent cancer.

Anti aging:

It is claimed to be the best cell rejuvenator and can be apowerful weapon against aging.

Immune system:

Boosts the immune system and reinforces resistance to cold and flu.

Increase longevity:

Rhodiola may increase your life span, according to a 2007 study with fruit flies by researchers from the University of California at Irvine.

Researchers administered rhodiola to flies that lived an estimated 10 percent longer than the placebo group. The researchers concluded further studies involving humans were warranted for assessing the longevity effects of the herb.

Mental performance:

Good for mental performance in the areas of short term memory, concentration, and audiovisual perception.

 Physical performance:

Can provide more energy and is used by athletes for added exercise endurance.

It helps with fatigue and enhances physical performance andwork productivity.

Stress reliever:

Rhodiola is an adaptogenic herb, which means it behaves as a general tonic to correct any imbalances in the body caused by mental or physical stress.

Treats Multiple Sclerosis:

The herb improves immune system function and prevents stress damage, it helps with MS symptoms.

NOTE:  PLEASE consult your health practitioner BEFORE taking Rhodiola. 

  • Rhodiola can be taken as a tea or as a supplement. Make sure  you select a supplement made from a standardized extract. Look for a reputable source.
  • Choose the type of Rhodiola preparation you prefer.
  • You can brew a tea with the dried leaves and flowers or take the supplement.
  • Daily dosages range from 100 to 600 mg of the standardized extract.

Note: None of the information in our website is intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease. The content on our website is for educational purposes only.


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3. “Herbal Extract Found to Increase Lifespan.” EurekAlert! EurekAlert!, n.d. Web. 31 Jan. 2015.

4. “In Vitro Protective Effect of Rhodiola Rosea Extract against Hypochlorous Acid-induced Oxidative Damage in Human Erythrocytes.” IOS Press. IOS Press, n.d. Web. 31 Jan. 2015.

5. “Acute Rhodiola Rosea Intake Can Improve Endurance Exercise Performance.” National Center for Biotechnology Information. U.S. National Library of Medicine, n.d. Web. 31 Jan. 2015.

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