Roseroot – boost for body and mind
Despite its beautiful name, roseroot (Rhodiola Rosea), also known as ginseng of the North, is a strong herb which has been used for over a thousand years.
Roseroot was an indispensable source of power to vikings who conquered the seas. It’s been also used by cosmonauts to boost their physical and mental endurance on demanding space journeys. The Russians have researched the health benefits of roseroot ever since 1960´s.
Roseroot is a great help to boost both mental and physical performance.
Rosavins and salidrosides are the effective compounds which make roseroot such an effective herb. The further north the herb grows, the more effective the compounds.
Roseroot a strong adaptogen, meaning that it balances the body in changing conditions. It replenishes the worn out and calms down the wired. Its effect depends on the situation of each individual.
Roseroot enhances both physical and mental performance making it a great help for students, workers and sportsmen alike.
Experiences about roseroot
Roseroot may help you when you
- feel tired or fatigue
- are physically tired and mentally wired
- sleeping problems
- when you need to concentrate
- when your libido is low
Please note that roseroot is not recommended if you are pregnant, have hypertension, arthritis, acute allergic symptoms or hyperthyroidism.
Dosage of roseroot
Even though roseroot is a strong herb, it is safe to use. However, there is no reason to take more than recommended.
The maximum dosage for adults is 2 herbal shots or 2 teaspoons of bottled extract. In our honey products the roseroot concentration is lower and thus there is no such limit to their use.
Children over three years of age can take roseroot. For 3-7 year old ones, half a dosage is enough. Honey products are not recommended to children under 1 year of age.
Research about roseroot
- Sanders, H, Health Ambition, 2017, Rhodiola Rosea Benefits
- Rhodiola Benefits: Burning Fat for Energy and Beating Depression
- Antioxidative effects of Cinnamomi cassiae and Rhodiola rosea extracts in liver of diabetic mice
- Life Extension, 2017 Nutraceutical Update: Rhodiola
- Stress reliever (Cropley et al. 2015. Phytotherapy research 29:1934–1939)
- Galambosi, B., Galambosi, Zs., Slacanin, I. 2007. Comparison of natural and cultivated roseroot (Rhodiola rosea L.) roots in Finland. Zeitschrift für Arznei- & Gewürzpflanzen 12, 3: 141-147.
- Kosman, V. M., Shikov, A.N., Makarov, V.G., Galambosi, B., Dragland, S., Vender, C. 2004. Comparative analysis of European and Russian Rhodiola rosea samples. In: Actual problems of creation of new medicinal preparations of natural origin : the 8th international congress Phytopharm 2004 Mikkeli, Finland June 21-23, 2004: Proceedings of congress. St.-Petersburg: VVM.co.. p. 268-274 .
- Martinussen, I., Volodin,V., Rothe, G., Jakobsen, K., Nilsen, H. 2011. Effect of climate on plant growth and level of adaptogenic compounds, in Maral root (Leuzea carthamoides (Willd.) DC., Crowned Snow-wort (Serratula coronata L.) and Rosenroot (Rhodiola rosea L.). The European Journal of Plant Science and Biotechology 5. (Special Issue) ©.Globan Science Books. 5(1): 72-77
- Thomsen, M.G. 2012. Breeding and selection of high quality plants of Rhodiola rosea. Abstracts of Phytopharm 2012 Congress. in: Reviews of clinical pharmacology and plant drug therapy.TOM 10/2012/2. M 206.