Simple Herbal Extracts | Rhodiola



Botanical Name

Rhodiola rosea

Part Used




Traditional Information*

Rhodiola or Arctic Rose root, is a little known adaptogen used in Traditional Chinese Medicine and extensively studied in Russia and Sweden. This cooling adaptogen is perfect for excess constitutions with hypertension, liver fire rising headaches (red face, ears and eyes,  sharp pain behind the eyes, and excessive anger), yang insomnia, anxiety, and ADHD.

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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