As the world wakes up to the freshness of nature and natural products, Herbs take on a leading role. Simple everyday foods and herbs have moved out of the kitchen to be an effective, inexpensive and safe part of health care. The time-tested science of Ayurveda uses the goodness of single herbs and different foods to keep your body at its healthiest best. Women Fitness presents a detailed Directory of herbs.
Rhodiola (Rhodiola rosea)
Commonly known as golden root, rose root,
roseroot, Aaron's rod, arctic root, king's
crown, lignum rhodium, orpin rose. It is
considered an adaptogenic herb, meaning that
it acts in non-specific ways to increase
resistance to stress, without disturbing
normal biological functions. The herb grows
at high altitudes in the arctic areas of
Europe and Asia.