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Rhodiola Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

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General Name
English Name
Botanical Name
Rhodiola Rosea
Chinese Name
Hong Jing Tian

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Action of Rhodiola

Nutrients in Rhodiola

Taste of

Sweet, Bitter

Parts Used


Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Rhodiola

Avoid use during Pregnancy, Breast Feeding.

Excess may cause Irritability, Restlessness, Insomnia, Confusion.
Avoid using with Stimulant drugs.


Patients suffering from Bipolar depression with manic behavior should avoid the use of this Herb.
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Rhodiola is a plant.
It is perennial.
It belongs to Crassulaeae family.
It grows in a cold climate.
It grows up to 35 Cm.
Best used for Stress, Respiratory Ailments.
It is a primal adaptogen for reducing Anxiety.

In TCM :
Rhodiola Rhizome : Hong Jing Tian

Materia Medica for Rhodiola

Rhodiola General

Rhodiola is a perennial flowering plant associated to Crassulaceae family. It is native to the arctic regions of Asia, Europe and Alaska.
Rhodiola promotes physical and mental well-being. It is an immunity booster and an adaptogen.
It is known for countering Stress. It provides energy to fight stress. It may either stimulate or relax the body. It balances and makes the body adapt to various stressors. Rhodiola extract aids in the promotion of a calm emotional state and strenthens the mental performance.
Depression is a result of inadequate levels of Serotonin in the body. Rhodiola fights depression by increasing the levels of Serotonin. Rosavin and Salidroside are two active compounds present in Rhodiola. They enhance Serotonin circulation through the Blood Brain Barrier. Rhodiola even prevents the activity of COMT and increases the level of Serotonin.
Rhodiola guards the cell structure from free radicals and mutagenic changes. The antiperioxidation ability of Rhodiola has a strong effect on lipid membranes. Rhodiola strengthens the body defenses. You become less vulnerable to viruses and germs. It is effective in the treatment of Cold and Flu and is also known to reduce the inflammations.
It enhances the mental capacity of the Brain by lowering the levels of dopamine and norepinephrine. It is a Memory Enhancer that improves memorization and concentration power.
Rhidiola is a good herbal remedy for Heart Disorders such as Irregular Heartbeat and High Cholestrol. It normalizes BP, Blood Sugar and Potassium. The chances of Cardiac damage are lower with the decrease in release of Cateocholamines and Corticosteroids.
Suffering from premature ejaculation or erectile dysfunction? Rhodiola is the cure. It regulates prostate fluids in the body and increases the level of 17-ketosteroids.
Rhodiola is a herb for women problems. It improves the sex gland dysfunction. It cures primary and secondary amenorrhea. It is beneficial for the women suffering from Menopause.
Rhodiola relieves the symptoms of Fatigue and enhances physical performance. It is known to regulate the hormones. It improves muscular strength. Muscle tissues receive more of adenosine triphosphate and creatine phosphate. Rhodiola causes the level of fatty acids rise in the blood.
Rhidiola improves the ability of hearing and prevents Deafness.
It inhibits the growth of cancer cells and cures Cancer.
It cures Insomnia and promotes healthy sleep.
It rectifies the condition of Tuberculosis.
It encounters Diabetes.
It helps to reduce the effects of Aging.

Caution: It should be avoided if you are Pregnant or Breastfeeding.
Keywords: Cold, Flu, Stress, Anxiety, Depression, High Blood Pressure, Aging, Cancer, Irregular Heartbeat, High Cholesterol, Fatigue, Deafness, Insomnia, Tuberculosis, Diabetes, Menopause, Heart Disorders, Blood Sugar, Diabetes, Amenorrhea.
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Rhodiola for Multiple Sclerosis

Consume a half teaspoon of Rhodiola extract powder with water. Have it once a day in the morning but 30 minutes before the breakfast.

Rhodiola for Hyperprolactinemia

Have Rhodiola extract 250 mg once a day.
Consume 40 mg of Rhodiola extract, 2 times a day.
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