Photos of Rhodiola rosea, also known as Sedum rosea or Sedum roseum, Arctic Root, Roseroot, Arctic Rose, Hong jing tian.

Rhodiola rosea, Rhodiola, or Roseroot has a long history of use as a medicinal plant, in Europe, Asia and North America. Since the mid 1700s it has been valued as a tonic, an adaptogen, or an agent stabilizing physiological processes and promoting normal function. It is a traditional herbal medicine used for temporary relief of stress symptoms, such as fatigue and sensation of weakness, support of cognitive function, and an antioxidant as well as an immunostimulant.

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