Description of Rhodiola Rosea Extract 327mg Full Spectrum 60 tabs, Planetary Herbals
Rhodiola Rosea Extract Full Spectrum and Standardized Herbal Supplement
Adaptogen for Physical and Mental Stamina
Rhodiola is a legendary adaptogenic tonifier that comes from the polar Arctic
regions of Eastern Siberia. rhodiola was traditionally
used to increase stamina. Full Spectrum Rhodiola Rosea combines an extract standardized
to 0.8% salidrosides and 0.8% rosavin with a whole root extract, in order to
provide the broadest spectrum of rhodiola constituents.
Dynamics of Stress
Rhodiola Rosea: Siberian Tonic Herb
Rhodiola is a root of the Rhodiola rosea plant, which is native to Siberia.
Rhodiola was valued by the traditional aboriginal peoples of the region as a
strengthening tonic that was believed to increase physical and mental stamina.
In modern times, rhodiola has been researched for its adaptogenic properties.
The term adaptogen was coined by the Russian scientist Lazarev in 1947. Adaptogens
are defined as substances that show a nonspecific activity in helping to support
our body's natural defenses. Used to enhance health, vitality and mood, they
support the normal mechanisms our bodies have for maintaining a healthy balance
or homeostasis in the face of physical and emotional stress. Adaptogens must
be safe and must not influence body functions more than necessary to achieve
their desired effects.
According to the pioneering medical research of Dr. Hans Selye, our bodies are
able to respond to stressful situations via a process in which the sympathetic
nervous system stimulates the hypothalamus-pituitaryadrenal gland axis.However,
chronic stress can exhaust our resources and compromise our ability to respond,
leading to nonresistance and diminished vitality. Although the exact mechanism
of action of adaptogens is not known, evidence suggests that they enhance the
general adaptive response of an organism, primarily by influencing the pituitary-adrenal
Modern Research Focuses on Glucosides
Most research on rhodiola's benefits has focused on a pair of glucosides designated
as rosavidin (also known as rosavin) and salidroside. These primary compounds
have been studied for their ability to increase resistance to various stressors
in animals. In these studies, antistress, endocrine and central nervous system
effects have been reported. In one human trial, 10 mg of salidrosides, administered
orally, was shown to enhance mental function.
Planetary Formulas Full Spectrum Rhodiola Rosea delivers 10 mg of salidrosides
in a concentrated extract of rhodiola, standardized to 0.8% rosavin and 0.8% salidrosides,
plus a 4:1 whole root extract, for a complete spectrum of rhodiola constituents.
Supplement Facts for 327 mg
Serving Size: 2 tablets
Rhodiola rosea Root Extract (0.8% salidrosides and 0.8% rosavins) 625 mg
Rhodiola rosea 4:1 Root Extract 30 mg
Other Ingredients: dibasic calcium phosphate, sorbitol, stearic acid, colloidal
silicon dioxide, modified cellulose gum and magnesium stearate.
Warning: If pregnant or breastfeeding, consult your health care professional
before using Rhodiola Rosea product.
Suggested Use: Two Rhodiola Rosea Extract tablets twice daily, between
meals, or as recommended by your health care professional.
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