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Perfect Rhodiola Rosea - Health Benefits

Pure Freeze Dried 100% Wildcrafted Siberian Rhodiola Rosea Root

An 'adaptogen' is an herb that can help the body 'adapt' by normalizing body systems while increasing the resistance to adverse influences like anxiety, stress, and exhaustion.

Publications About Rhodiola Rosea

Most herbs have very little research to support their beneficial health claims. When it comes to Rhodiola, things are very different! Rather than tell you all the benefits, let’s point out some published papers and books on Rhodiola…

Benefits of Rhodiola Rosea

  • Increased Energy, Endurance, and Stamina* 1
  • Reduced Stress and Anxiety*
  • Decreased Muscle Recovery Time*
  • Promotes Mental Clarity and Mental Performance* 2
  • Uplifts Mood* 3
  • Promotes High Levels of Creatine Phosphate (Athletes Love It!)*
  • Improves Sexual Function*
  • Promotes Healthy Sleep*

How Rhodiola Rosea Interacts with the Body

  • Powerful Antioxidant – Helps quench free radicals and defend against oxidative damage in our body.
  • Increases cellular energy by stimulating the production of ATP (fuel for the body).
  • Balances stress response by limiting excess release of the stress hormone Cortisol.
  • Calms the stress response system and supports the parasympathetic nervous system.
  • Elevates DNA and RNA in muscle cells, which in turn, increases the manufacture of proteins necessary to repair cells and organs.
  • Reduces oxygen consumption on a cellular level.
  • Stimulates the production of neurotransmitters such as serotonin and dopamine.
  • Stimulates the production of natural killer cells (cells that protect against infection).
  • Increases the metabolism of fat for energy.

How Does Rhodiola Rosea Help with Stress?

Life can be stressful. We all have had to deal with emotional stress and know it can make you feel run down. Of course, anyone who works out or exercises knows the effects of physical stress on the body. Stressing the muscles can lead to some positive results, but the physical stress on the body can take its toll. Let’s not forget the environmental stress we face everyday – smoke in the air, pollutants in our food and water, toxins from our plastic bottles… the body is exposed to a whole host of stressors daily.

All of this stress has a number of negative consequences for the human body. Our body releases a hormone called cortisol when we are stressed. If we experience a great deal of stress we end up with too much Cortisol in the body and this can cause a host of problems.

All of this stress has a number of negative consequences on the body. When we experience stress, a complicated series of chemical and neurological systems jump into action - most famously our body releases a hormone called cortisol when we are stressed. If we experience a great deal of stress we end up with too much cortisol in the body, causing a host of problems.

It is a not a good idea to run your body in a constant state of stress. As you can imagine all this stress can damage our mitochondria and, therefore, decrease cellular energy. Rhodiola rosea can calm the stress response system and simultaneously support the parasympathetic nervous system and as we just discussed, Rhodiola can help increase our cellular energy.

Finally, we all know that stress has a real mental aspect on our body, it can get us down, depressed, and generally unhappy. Rhodiola rosea stimulates the production of neurotransmitters such as serotonin and dopamine, that are crucial for making us feel happy and energetic.4

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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

References:
(1) Managing Stress and Building Resilience through a Healthier Lifestyle. HerbalGram. HerbClip# 091245-465, January 31, 2013.
(2) Rhodiola Shows Potential for Protecting Against Oxidative Stress and Neuroinflammation in Alzheimer's Disease. HerbalGram. HerbalClip# 031645-554, October 14, 2016.
(3) Review of Rhodiola in the Treatment of Depression. HerbalGram. HerbClip# 061662-558, December 15, 2016.

 

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