Rhodiola (Rhodiola rosea)
Several years ago I’ve grown many rhodiola plants from seeds. I was so happy when all these little ‘creatures’ showed up. In spring you can easily multiply them by making some cuttings. Rhodiola is another adaptogen. It strengthens the nervous system, fights depression, enhances immunity, elevates the capacity for exercise, enhances memory, aids weight reduction, increases sexual function and improves energy levels. The Eskimos and the Laplanders are also eating the leaves. I’m juicing the leaves. For more information on rhodiola see the article down below.
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Easy to grow.
I’ve grown many plants from seeds and they have all survived many winters now without any problem.
Needs full sunlight.
– Rhodiola herbal extract increases fruit fly lifespan by 25 percent: Research (Natural News, July 29, 2015):
The history of herbal medicine is pretty amazing. All around the world, for thousands of years, herbalists and natural practitioners have developed an impressive body of knowledge about the healing properties of thousands of different plants and herbs to help treat virtually every malady known to man. Some plants, like willow bark, were valued for specific medical properties: In this case, to break fevers and reduce pain and inflammation. Other herbs and plants were valued because of their ability to improve overall health and general quality of life. One such herb is Rhodiola rosea (also known as golden root). Rhodiola has been used in Ayurvedic medicine and other natural healing traditions in Asia for thousands of years and has long been valued for its general tonic properties. And modern science appears to be backing this up. Read on to find out more about the health benefits – including increased longevity – bestowed by this amazing herb. Continue reading »
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