Medicinal benefits of rhodiola

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What is rhodiola ?

Rhodiola rosea or golden root is a plant that grows in cool climates.

It has been used for thousands of years for its medicinal properties.

It contains several active components, including:

  • Flavonoids.
  • Rosavins.
  • Tannins.
  • Triterpenes.
  • Polyphenols.
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How to use it?

It is mainly the root of rhodiola that is used.

It is marketed in the form of :

  • Capsules.
  • Powder.
  • Tincture.

Its properties combine well with those of the rose.


  • Pregnancy.
  • Breastfeeding.
  • High blood pressure.
  • Some medications.


This plant is especially appreciated by the spinal cord and the bones.

Therapeutic properties

Golden roots have been traditionally used for their action :

  • Antioxidant.
  • Anxiolytic.
  • Anti-stress.
  • Anti-fatigue.
  • Immunostimulant.
  • Tonic.
  • Stimulating.
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For which diseases?

The roots have shown promising results in cases of :

  • Anxiety.
  • Asthma.
  • Fatigue.
  • Depression.
  • Sleep disorders.
  • Multiple sclerosis.
  • Cancer.


Rhodiola rosea helps regulate dopamine and adrenaline levels.

As such, it is often prescribed in cases of stress.

It allows to:

  • Improve mood.
  • Have more energy.
  • Sleep better.

However, its effect is temporary.

In case of anxiety, it is advisable to explore the underlying causes, i.e. the emotional wounds.

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What are the benefits of rhodiola?

It is a powerful medicinal plant, which deserves to be in every home, especially for its antioxidant effects.

In case of stress, it can help punctually but not durably.

Who am I?

This post was written intuitively. My name is Geoffrey Métais, I am an intuitive advisor. Find out how you can benefit from my skills.

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