Rhodiola | The Golden Root | | Rhodiola Rosea
Rhodiola | The Golden Root | | Rhodiola Rosea
Rhodiola, the Golden root, is a plant of all extremes. She likes the most intense climates,
From the heights of the Altai mountains to the plains of northern Alaska to Siberia, growing in the heart of the coldest penetrating but also exposed more than ever to the powerful solar radiation. She is the source of incredible legends.
Rhodiola Rosea has a long history of use as a medicinal plant in Iceland, Sweden, Norway, France, Russia, Tibet, Mongolia, and Greece. Rhodiola Rosea is mentioned by the Greek physician Dioscorides since the first century of our era. It was considered a sacred plant by the Vikings, as well as by various peoples of the polar regions including the Inuit, Eskimos and Lapps who still consume it daily to face particularly harsh and cold climates.
The Vikings regarded rhodiola as a legendary plant sacred to the Gods, very effective in increasing their strength, physical strength, confidence in battle, and endurance on long journeys.
In the Republic of Altai (Golden Mountains) where its endemic abundance is exceptional, the Golden Root has been venerated from time immemorial. There, a saying goes that whoever goes in search of the golden root will live 2 centuries, with a lot of luck and an iron health. It is also said that regular drinkers of Rhodiola Rosea's tea will live more than a century old. In Sweden, it is said that the Vikings made extensive use of them to increase their physical strength and endurance, while the Chinese Emperors launched numerous expeditions to Siberia to benefit from this treasure. In Ancient Greece, the Rhodiola would have been generated by the blood of Prometheus, the Titan who brought us the Sacred Fire ...
In its medicinal history, Rhodiola Rosea has been used to reinforce itself and to cure many ailments for thousands of years. The plant is today considered one of the most powerful adaptogenic, anti-depressant and natural anti-stress, global repairer of the body, mind and our natural cycles.
Joy of Life & Motivation
By acting on several neurotransmitters and on the production of a large number of hormones including serotonin and dopamine, Rhodiola gives a great deal of joy to anyone who takes it regularly. Rhodiola Rosea is therefore very effective against chronic depression and stress. Long treatments lasting several weeks would treat any type of depression, anxiety, stress and chronic insomnia.
Revitalization & Distribution of Energy
Rosavine contained in Rhodiola acts in depth to feed the various endocrine glands. Its action on the adrenal glands is remarkable, whose role is among other things to rebroadcast energy, regulate mood, appetite, intestinal transit and sleep. In this sense, it revitalizes and allows a better energy circulation throughout the body, and a better adaptation of the body.
Vivacity, Clarity, Higher Consciousness
When taken as a cure, Rhodiola dramatically improves concentration, memory, alertness, cognitive abilities, is one of the major uses of the Rhodiola root that strengthens the entire system. nervous with great efficiency. Rhodiola Rosea also has the reputation of raising awareness, and making the brain circulation much clearer, which allows for an increase in learning ability and clarity of mind.
Healer of the Night
Rhodiola has proven itself as a night healer, allowing for optimal energy recovery during the night, and faster sleep. Rhodiola increases the joy of living and helps the body to relax, thus effectively fighting insomnia.
Plenitude & Serenity
Rhodiola has proved very effective in the fight against chronic stress, thanks to its general adaptogenic action, associated with an increase in vitality: Rhodiola deeply revitalizes the body, but does not stimulate uselessly, very little of plants are able to bring to the human being. Its action on recovery and sleep is directly related to its effects on stress and anxiety.
Endurance & Performance
People taking Rhodiola regularly have seen improvements in physical and athletic performance, with Rhodiola increasing energy throughout the body. Many athletes use it (in synergy with other adaptogenic plants) for its ability to improve endurance and shorten recovery time after exercise.
Many athletes use it (in synergy with other adaptogenic plants) for its ability to improve endurance and shorten recovery time after exercise.
It is proven that Rhodiola Rosea increases by 30% the oxygen level in the blood, after more than 6 weeks of use, but the more a cell is oxygenated, the more it is able to work long and efficiently.
Purification, Detoxification, Weaning
Finally, Rhodiola Rosea cleanses the body deeply, purifying blood and lymph, and by removing obstructions, it allows a better circulation of energy, and decreases addictions. For this purpose, it is used more recently to promote healthy diets, while helping to fight the feelings of lack. The plant also makes it possible to cope with periods of lack of food, but also with the sensation of lack more general, whether for a substance, a person or an activity.
It is an excellent plant to take after a breakup love, emotional shock or the death of a loved one, the Rhodiola to gradually restore the joy of life and beauty in the heart.
Love & Fertility
Regarding fertility and fertility, it is customary in Russia to give a bouquet of Rhodiola Rosea to brides. Rhodiola in its purifying action, improves sexual function, increases fertility and fertility, reduces premature ejaculation problems, frigidity and impotence, by cleaning the reproductive system in men and women. Its powerful adaptogenic principles make it slightly aphrodisiac especially for women, this phenomenon on the libido is more or less marked according to the people. Rhodiola is effective in purifying the reproductive system and increasing sexual desire.
The plant acts on all cardiac disorders, especially heart problems, hypertension, palpitations and arterial tension, especially in relation to stress and anxiety: Rhodiola plays a regulating role of the heart rhythm. The Rhodiola root also acts on several organs including the liver, kidneys, thymus, ovaries, testes and helps reduce bad fats, oedmes and excess sugar.
Rhodiola, like many adaptogenic plants, stimulates the immune system very effectively.