Rhodiola Rosea is a flowering herb that grows in cold, high-altitude regions of Asia and Europe. It is also known as arctic root, king’s crown, golden root and rose root. For many years the herb has been used in traditional medicine, particularly in cold mountainous areas. There is evidence that the plant can treat stress, depression, anemia and headaches. Check out some of the health benefits it provides:
This is the best-known benefit. The herb has the power to help the body adapt to stress. It’s basically adaptogen mentioned in a report published in Alternative Medicine Review. It holds promise as a possible treatment for fighting stress hormone levels and heart problems caused by it. It helps to regulate your cortisol levels to stave off fatigue.
- Mental Performance
Some people take Rhodiola Rosea to improve thinking and concentration. Even before exercise in order to enhance physical performance. A study published in 2009 by the International Society of Sports Nutrition found that women who took a high dose of the herb were able to run faster. The study says that taking a standardized extract can reduce fatigue and help you to concentrate and think clearly.
- Anxiety and Depression
It was found that people who were taking the extract reduced symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder. So, it is a good way and an easy way to fight against it! It may be tolerated better by some people and it’s suitable as a treatment for mild to moderate depression.
- Eating Disorders
Rhodiola rosea contains an ingredient known as salidroside. This ingredient was studied for its effects on binge eating. The results concluded in lower blood levels that play a role in binge eating. The herb may reduce stress-induced anorexia, because it has anti-stress properties.
The herb has a long tradition of being used to improve your health in these specific areas. One of the ingredients of Shroomzup Mushroom Brain Tea is indeed – Rhodiola rosea. We recommend drinking it daily on an empty stomach 30 minutes before breakfast or lunch. Release the stress!