What at the time was a closely guarded military secret by the Russian army for his extensive holdings, today is causing a revolution in the field of herbal medicine. This secret is precisely the root of Rhodiola, a plant whose properties to protect the health and maximize energy have been scientifically proven. After several international studies, it was found that among the many groups of plants analyzed, Rhodiola out among the one with the best properties to increase the body’s nonspecific resistance to a wide range of stressors, regardless of whether from physical, chemical, or biological psicologicoa. The root of Rhodiola rosea, a plant that grows in Russian Siberia more than 3,000 meters above sea level, has substances that help the human body to give more energy to perform daily activities and eliminate fatigue, as well as increase concentration, memory and productivity at work. At the same time, and medical texts pharmacological they find the benefits of this plant as an effective protector for heart disease and cancer, while improving thyroid function in the cerebral cortex and be an effective inhibitor of cortisol production, which prevents the accumulation of fat, among its many health benefits. The benefits of this plant are manifested by their wide use in Scandinavia and Switzerland, where registered Rhodiola preparations have proved their effectiveness in increasing work capacity and mental focus in stressful conditions, thanks to its capabilities as a stimulant and general strengthener.
Because of its wide spectrum of action, the following is recommended a Rhodiolaa regardless of age or physical activity, since, for example, in individuals with high physical activity substantially reduces the recovery time between exercise periods, whereas people sedentary, very efficiently combat the ordinary effects of stress and aging, while reducing the anxiety or depression, improve sleep quality, and even assisting sexual performance and hormonal balance. There have been studies that establish the safety of their total consumption, has no general contraindications with the exception of people with bipolar disorder.