Rhodiola rosea is one of the most used healing plants in Russia. This plant has a lot of names — golden root, king's crown, western roseroot, arctic root and many others — and is used as an effective tool against various diseases. It is thought that Chinese emperors used to send expeditions to Altai with only one goal — to bring the golden root, which price was higher than price of gold.
When to use Rhodiola rosea
Scientists have discovered more than 140 ingredients in R.rosea roots so it is roots but not other parts of a plant which are mostly used in treatment. Chemical compound of roots varies from country to country. Herbs that grow in Russia are rich of rosarin, rosin and rosavin.
This herb is effective against:
- stress and depressions;
- muscle recovery after traumas;
- improving memory;
- strengthening immune system.
This plant has a strong effect on the striated muscle tissue as well as on the heart muscle. People who take it experience the great growth of strength and endurance. Rhodiola rosea is also known as an effective tool to help the body in adaptation to extremely high or low temperatures so it's not surprising that it is widely used in Siberia. It is also a number one anti stress remedy in Russia.
Rhodiola can be sold in various form but it is recommended to make tea from it's roots — it helps to save maximum of useful ingredients.
Adaptogenes — plants that help to fight diseases
Rhodiola is thought to be one of the strongest adaptogens — a group of plants that increase nonspecific body resistance to various diseases. They're effective against fatigue, stress, anorexia, help to increase immune system and prevent seasonal cold. These herbs are used to to speed up the healing process and to help in acclimatization.
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