Rhodiola rosea (Golden Root, Roseroot, Aaron’s Rod)
…….is a plant in the Crassulaceae family that grows in cold regions of the world. These include much of the Arctic, the mountains of Central Asia, the Rocky Mountains, and mountainous parts of Europe, such as the Alps,Pyrenees, Carpathian Mountains, Scandinavia, Iceland, Great Britain and Ireland. The perennial plant grows in areas up to 2280 meters elevation. Several shoots grow from the same thick root. Shoots reaches 5 to 35 cm in height.
In Russia and Scandinavia, Rhodiola rosea has been used for centuries to cope with the cold Siberian climate and stressful life.
The effects of Rhodiola rosea in human body are:
-support of the immun system
-stimulator of CNS
-activator of cerebral activity
-good support for muscles activity
-antiarhytmic(heart attack prevention)
-reduces blood sugar
-a very good adaptogen
-antitumor(especially for liver tumors and bone marrow)
…and much more.
Sources:Wikipedia,medical congresses,my medical knowledges.