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Enhance your energy levels, mental performance, immunity and protect your body against stress.

Compiled by ANNELIE SMITH (RD) BSC MED HON CLIN DIET

Rhodiola Rosea

What are the benefits of taking this herb as a supplement?

  • Enhances physical and mental performance
  • Shorten recovery from mental and physical stress
  • Increase energy levels.
Rhodiola Rosea (Golden Root)

Help normalize normal body functions. (e.g. can help with over and under active thyroid, over and under active production of hormones such as insulin, help normalize a overactive immune system in auto-immune disease such as Lupus, rheumatoid arthritis etc.)

  • Fight against ageing, heart disease, diabetes and cancer
  • Reduce toxins in the body.
  • Will help with weight loss
Nutrilite Rhodiola 110,
(made to pharmaceutical standards and will thus contain the correct active ingredients in the correct dosage)
 Price R 306 or 60 tablets.

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Rhodiola is an Arctic Herb which grows under extreme conditions in places like Siberia
It was first used by soldiers during the “Cold War” to survive in extreme conditions

  The Root of Rhodiola Rosea contains 6 Bioactive compounds:

 Phenylpropanoids (rosavin, rosin, rosarin), Penylethanol derivates (salidorside, tyrosol), Flavonoids, rhodiolin, rodionn, etc,

Nonoterpines, rosiridol, rosaridin,

Triterpines (daucosterol,betasitosterol)

Phenolic acids

-Unfortunately as the demand for the herb is quite high and it is an expensive ingredient, some companies began substituting other plants in products touted  as Rhodiola . The true herbal product must contain Rosavin, Rosin and Rosarin which is unique to this plant.

Functions of the bioactive ingredients:

Rhodiola act as an “Adaptogen” which have the following qualities:

Provids resistance against :

Chemicals (toxins),

Harmful Biological compounds (viruses & bacteria) and physical stress  (heat, cold, exercion)

“Normalizing action” to organs such as thyroid, pancreas and hormone producing organs (endocrine system, adrenal glands)

Without any side effects

It improves the body’s immune defenses by:

Fighting bacteria, viruses and Cancer producing cells

Protects DNA with

Anti-oxidant benefits

Rhodiola helps to normalize immune system which helps for both over active immune systems like an auto-immune disease and under active immune system as in HIV etc.

Rhodiola R. Is Recommended for rapid recovery from stress

Guards against release of excessive stress hormones

  • Enhance body’s response system to stress
  • Increase stress resistance
  • Exercise stress
  • Extreme weather conditions
  • Physical stress
  • Emotional stress
  • Toxic chemicals (medicine)
  • Sleep deprivation
  • Depression

Improves Energy Levels

  • Maintain healthy function of cell
  • Improve cellular energy production (ATP)
  • Protect mitochondria (cellular components for generating energy)
  • Increase substances necessary for repair
  • Protect against damage by improving cell efficiency

Longevity

  • Improve cell communication
  • Protects membranes against damage
  • Reduces insulin resistance
  • Reduce inflammation

Brain function and Mood stabalizer

  • Stimulates production of neurotransmitters for optimal brain function
  • Normalize serotonin which affects mood
  •  “Switches” on  reticular activating system which “wakes up” the brain.
  • Calms emotions while stimulating intellect.
  • Protects the brain against ageing: enhance memory, attention, concentration, nd intellectual performance

Cardiovascular health

  • Enhance heart function
  • Slows heart rate
  • May reduce blood pressure

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