Nutritional Supplements Library
What is Rhodiola?
Rhodiola rosea (Roseroot) is a plant in the family Crassulaceae that grows in cold regions of the world.Rhodiola rosea is also known as golden root. The plant reaches a height of 12 to 30 inches (70cm) and produces yellow blossoms. It is a perennial with a thick rhizome, fragrant when cut. It is a popular plant in traditional medical systems in Eastern Europe and Asia.
Russians have drunk rhodiola tea for centuries as an energy booster.Rhodiola contains a number of potentially active compounds, including phenylpropanoids (rosavin, rosin, rosarin),; phenylethanol derivatives (salidroside [also known as rhodioloside], tyrosol); flavonoids (rodiolin, rodionin, rodiosin, acetylrodalgin, tricin); monoterpenes (rosiridol, rosaridin); triterpenes (daucosterol, beta-sitosterol); and phenolic acids (chlorogenic, hydroxycinnamic, and gallic acids).
What is the effective dosage of Rhodiola supplementation?
The effective dosage of Rhodiola is 100-300mg/day of an extract standardized to rosavins (3%).
What are the benefits of Rhodiola supplementation?
• Rhodiola improves the person's capacity to absorb and utilize oxygen.
• It relieves mental stress.
• It has anti-inflammation and antioxidant property.
• It improves stamina.
• It promotes weight loss.
What are the side effects of Rhodiola supplementation?
Rhodiola supplementation is safe in moderation.
• It is not children or pregnant or breast feeding women.