Has a cardioprotective effect and slimming and anti-stress properties
Rhodiola (Rhodiola rosea) is a plant of the family Crassulaceae. Known to be a plant adaptogen with slimming properties, it is useful against stress, nervousness and tachycardia.
Called in the areas of origin Rhosenrot which means: “golden root" the use of rhodiola has a legendary history. In Siberia there is a saying that those who regularly drink their infusion will live for more than a century.
Plant that grows on the sandy, rocky, cold and dry soils of the Siberian slopes, wild in the mountainous areas of North Europe (Scandinavia and Lapland) and North America (Alaska). It grows at high altitudes (3300-5400 m.) in the impervious and rocky areas of numerous mountain ranges. It can also be found in the Alps and the Pyrenees. It prefers normal, well-drained soil and exposure to the sun.
The roots of rhodiola have an adaptogenic, anti-stress action, generally favoring learning and memory skills.
It has a cardioprotective effect, in the presence of tachycardia and palpitations due to anxiety, nervousness and makes it possible to increase resistance to strain and to reduce recovery time after intense exercise; it improves the quality of sleep and is extremely effective in fighting insomnia.