What if I told you that there is a plant, a magical plant that helps fight the effects of stress and aging, sharpens your memory and concentration, maximizes your energy, protects against heart disease and cancer, eases anxiety and depression, improves your sexual function, enhances physical performance and blocks fat for weight loss?
Well there is such a plant; it is an adaptogen known as Rhodiola Rosea. This safe herbal gem has been scientifically proven to do all of the above.
There is an excellent book out on the market called ‘The Rhodiola Revolution’ by Richard Brown, MD and Patricia L Gerbarg, MD. It proved to be an enlightening read including many case studies as well as dosage information for various conditions.
What is Rhodiola Rosea? What are its benefits?
The best kind of Rhodiola Rosea is grown in Siberia or Alaska. Don’t let the brands from Oregon and other places fool you, it needs sub-arctic and high altitude conditions to grow and develop the properties to help your brain adapt to extreme conditions. It proves a good medicine for those who suffer from
Rhodiola Rosea greatly enhanced my quality of life. Perhaps it could do the same for you.
What is the right dosage?
In general, a low dosage to start is a good idea, if you dont feel anything in 3-7 days you can try a little higher dosage. Most people do well on under 300 mgs. But one should begin with a much lower dose it seems, closer to 100mg. Some people are sensitive and may need as little as 50 mg, while others are in need of a higher dose of around 500 mg.
This herb should be taken in the morning 20-30 min before food for best results. An additional dose is sometimes
I like the brands Gaia and another called Rosavin Plus. In general though seek a brand that contains 3% rosavins or more. These can be found at your local health food store as well as on the internet.
Ask your doctor about Rhodiola Rosea and the proper dosage for you. And if they dont know about it yet, recommend the book The Rhodiola Revolution to them and see what they have to say.
Enjoy your new found freedom!