Golden root has an established native range in the highlands of the Altai, Urals, Sea of Okhotsk and Amur. It is found in Northern Europe, Russia and North America. It grows at an altitude of up to 2300 meters. Some sources indicate that it extends from 1,000 to 5,000 meters above sea level. The main trade center for the herb is Altai. The pink goldfinch appeared in America and was popularized there by experts such as Brown, Gerberg, Mishholon and Weil.
Rhodiola is used to increase the energy, endurance, strength and mental capacity of the individual. As an "adaptogen", it helps the body adapt and withstand physical, chemical and environmental stress. It is also used to improve athletic performance, reduce recovery time after long workouts, improve sexual function. It has a beneficial effect on the body in depression, heart disease such as irregular heartbeat and high cholesterol. Some people use Tibetan ginseng to treat cancer, tuberculosis and diabetes, to prevent colds and flu, to age and damage the liver, to improve hearing, to strengthen the nervous system and to boost immunity. In terms of fatigue, rhodiola seems to be able to significantly reduce the effects of prolonged, but not associated with significant physical exertion. This fatigue is more related to stress or prolonged low-intensity exercise.
More about Golden Root, Rose Goldfinch, Rose Rhodiola, Goldilocks, Tibetan Ginseng (Rhodiola rosea) adaptogenic, antitoxic and antihypoxic action;
- increases resistance to infectious diseases;
- stimulates metabolic processes;
- removes fatigue;
- increases muscle strength and performance;
- helps with chronic fatigue syndrome;
- used for anemia;
- has immunomodulatory and hemostatic effects;
- increases the functions of the gonads - affects impotence and frigidity;
- works well for depression, neurosis, hypotension;
- acts as a wound healing agent in periodontitis and uterine discharge.
Golden root drug, rhodiola
Collected dried rhizomes and roots (Radix et Rhizoma Rodiolae). The rhizome is irregularly shaped, brown on the outside or the color of old gold. The taste is bitter and the smell is similar to that of rose oil.
Content of golden root, rhodiola:
Essential oil (with phenylethyl alcohol), tannins, glucosides (rhodioloside), flavonoids, organic acids, sugars, etc.
The application of golden root, rhodiola:
In our country, rhodiola herb extract is included in some refreshing soft drinks.
The interesting thing is we can do our remedy at home and very simple. This is how we do it:
About 10 g of finely chopped roots are flooded with 100 ml of alcohol and left for 20 days. The alcohol extract is filtered and drunk 10-20 drops in water before meals 3 times a day.
For better absorption, it is recommended that rhodiola / golden root to be taken around half an hour before meals.
The recommended dose for the crushed herb is 1 g, 3 times a day.
At lower doses rhodiola has a tonic effect, and at higher doses - acts as a sedative.
It is recommended to take the rhodiola / golden root herb in the morning or earlier in the afternoon, as it has a tonic effect and can lead to sleep problems if we are not careful of the dose.
Golden root / rhodiola is also used in the initial stages of low blood pressure (hypotension), as well as headaches caused by physical or mental exhaustion.
Golden root is also recommended prophylactically - to strengthen memory, mental and physical health. It can also be used as a gargle for inflammation of the mouth and throat.
Golden root / rhodiola extracts increase the levels of enzymes important for muscle recovery after intense exercise.
Golden root has been used in folk medicine for thousands of years. As early as the 1st century AD, the Greek physician Dioscorides described in his book De Materia Medica the healing properties of the herb he called rodia riza. The Vikings used the herb rhodiola to improve mental, physical health and endurance, and the Chinese emperors sent expeditions to Siberia to obtain the golden root. In Central Asia, rhodiola tea (golden root) is considered one of the best remedies for colds and flu. Doctors in Mongolia prescribe it for tuberculosis and cancer.
Golden root (goldenrod) increases a person's muscular strength 250%, and mental performance -175%
We hope this to help you to start using herbs wisely and more often to increase the well-being of your body and mind.
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