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Rhodiola

The Cosmonaut

  • Supports a healthy response to occasional stress*
  • Adaptogenic herb
  • Sourced from the Altai Mountains of Siberia & Russia
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Non-GMO
Non-GMO
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
Gluten-Free
Gluten-Free
Vegan
Vegan
The basics
Good Research
Good Research
Traditionally Used
Traditionally Used
Rhodiola has a rich history in both Siberian culture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. In the 20th Century, it was studied extensively in the Soviet Union for benefits in supporting stamina under prolonged stress - which made it a favorite of Russian cosmonauts.* More recently, there has been research in the United States, including some studies using human subjects, that have shown similar, consistent outcomes.
The basics
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In the 20th Century, rhodiola was a favorite of Russian cosmonauts because of its impact on stress and stamina.

Research and benefits

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Supports endurance and recovery after exercise

Research on Rhodiola has recently been shifted to sports nutrition. Some studies have shown that Rhodiola supports endurance and recovery after exercise.* Results have been mixed.

Number of studies
2
Years of studies
2004
Double-blind placebo
Yes

Research on Rhodiola has recently been shifted to sports nutrition. Some studies have shown that Rhodiola supports endurance and recovery after exercise.* Results have been mixed.

Supports stress and mood

Recent studies suggest Rhodiola may help relieve occasional stress and promote feelings of well-being.* More research should be conducted to confirm the results of these studies, but the initial test results set a positive framework for more research to be conducted.

Number of studies
2
Years of studies
2007-2009
Double-blind placebo
Yes

Recent studies suggest Rhodiola may help relieve occasional stress and promote feelings of well-being.* More research should be conducted to confirm the results of these studies, but the initial test results set a positive framework for more research to be conducted.

Promotes mental energy and focus

Rhodiola is a powerful herb with many clinical studies touting its effects on concentration and cognitive function.* Results of the numerous studies are mixed, but most of them tend to show positive results for Rhodiola when compared to placebo.

Number of studies
5
Years of studies
2000-2016
Double-blind placebo
Yes

Rhodiola is a powerful herb with many clinical studies touting its effects on concentration and cognitive function.* Results of the numerous studies are mixed, but most of them tend to show positive results for Rhodiola when compared to placebo.

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Tested in the U.S.

Our Rhodiola is extracted from the plant’s root using purified water and food-grade ethanol, to avoid harsh solvents. The extraction output is then concentrated, dried, and analyzed. The powder is then shipped to the United States, where it is tested by a third party and encapsulated.

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Better
ingredients

Our Rhodiola rosea is made from the plant of the same name, collected in the Altai Mountains of Siberia. From May through September, collectors search the mountains for plants of five years or older, thus ensuring a balance of the root's constituents.

Grown in the Altai Mountains ·
Grown in the Altai Mountains ·

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