What is Rhodiola?
Native to high altitudes in Europe and Asia, the root of Rhodiola rosea is traditionally used for its adaptogenic properties, building resistance to chemical, biological and physical stressors1.
What are the proposed benefits?
Due to its effects on neurotransmitters, ATP synthesis and mediators of the stress response, Rhodiola is widely used to support the nervous system, help enhance physical and mental performance and support the body’s stress response. 1,2
Evidence from clinical research
Rhodiola has been shown to help enhance physical and mental performance, as well as fatigue, in stressed and fatigued individuals. (1,2)
1. Hung et al (2011) Phytomedicine 18 (2011) 235–244.
2. Spasov et al (2000) Phytomedicine.2000;7(2):85-9.