Rhodiola (Rhodiola Rosea) is found in the Arctic and Alpine regions of Europe and Asia and has long been used as a tonic by many cultures, including the Ancient Greeks. Rhodiola is considered an “adaptogen” whichrefers to any agent possessing the ability to support the body’s natural capacity to adapt to life’s changing conditions. Modern studies support the use of rhodiola in promoting mental performance and a feeling of calm.
Rhodiola has been shown to help you function better under stressful conditions.
• 500 milligrams rhodiola extract (min. 3% total rosavins and min. 1% salidroside)
Rhodiola is designed to help support:
• Cognitive function during times of stress 1
• Feelings of calmness and relaxation 2
• Antioxidant status
1 Shevtsov VA, Zholus BI, Shervarly VI, Vol'skij VB, Korovin YP, Khristich MP, Roslyakova NA, Wikman G. A randomized trial of two different doses of a SHR-5 Rhodiola rosea extract versus placebo and control of capacity for mental work. Phytomedicine. 2003 Dec 31;10(2):95-105.
2 Darbinyan V, Kteyan A, Panossian A, Gabrielian E, Wikman G, Wagner H. Rhodiola rosea in stress induced fatigue—a double blind cross-over study of a standardized extract SHR-5 with a repeated low-dose regimen on the mental performance of healthy physicians during night duty. Phytomedicine. 2000 Oct 31;7(5):365-71.