Alberta Rhodiola Rosea Growers Association
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. 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.