There is no doubt that the pharmaceutical industries have solved thousands of diseases thanks to the medicines and treatments that it provides, but we must also consider that nature has provided the human being with many gifts that are capable of treating some health problems without the need of chemical or artificial interventions. Rhodiola rosea is a wonder that nature offers to humans as an alternative to medicines but without the need to spend a lot of money and obtain 100% effective results while reducing the risks of having side effects.
Rhodiola rosea is a Scandinavian herb widely used in traditional Chinese medicine. The properties of this herb were discovered in antiquity when people noticed that it reduced fatigue and increased resistance in activities that involved great effort.
The roots of this plant gave rise to new remedies used by the Atlai tribes especially to support the immune system, the regulation of the bloodstream, regulation of hormonal metabolism and considerable improvement of gastrointestinal motility. Considered as a miraculous plant, scientific studies were continued later and it was concluded that it is capable of providing many more benefits to health.
Rhodiola rosea is a wild plant known also as a golden root and it was believed in antiquity that the person who possessed it must consider him lucky. It is scientifically proven that it is capable of influencing the body as an antioxidant element, reducing the hormones caused by stress, increasing physical resistance by muscle cells increasing glucose uptake, reducing fatigue, preventing fever and flu, increases vitality, improves the immune system for the prevention of viral diseases, protection of the cardiovascular system, helps the body to maintain a stable mood.
Nowadays it is still an object of scientific study because it is believed to possess two forms of glycosides that are in charge of exerting all the biological functions: salidrosides and rosavinas, they are contained most of the root and in less quantity is found in the plant.