How does Rhodiola work?
Roseroot extracts might help protect cells from damage, regulate heartbeat, and have the potential for improving learning and memory. However, none of these effects have been studied in humans.
Are there safety concerns?
Roseroot seems to be safe when taken by mouth, short-term, for up to ten weeks. The safety of long-term use is not known. Roseroot sometimes causes dizziness and dry mouth.
Do not take roseroot if:
- You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Dosing considerations for Rhodiola.
The appropriate dose of rhodiola depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for rhodiola. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.
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