Rhodiola rosea has experienced a strong upsurge in popularity in recent years. There are many studies showing its benefits for active and athletic people.
Rhodiola is not a stimulant. Rather, it is classified as an adaptogen, or a substance that assists the body in adapting to stress. It does this by increasing energy in the body. This stress can be mental, physical or emotional.
Among it’s proven benefits:
Cardiovascular (heart and brain) Health:
Mental Performance and Stress:
Its best used for relatively short-term intervals, such as a few weeks prior to a stressful event, such as a race or even those stressful life events.
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