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Rhodiola
 
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Summary

Rhodiola rosea is effective for improving mood and alleviating depression...Rhodiola rosea's effects are attributed to its ability to optimise serotonin and dopamine levels, due to monoamine oxidase inhibition and to its influence on opioid peptides such as beta-endorphins.

“Rhodiola Rosea - Wikidoc.” Wikidoc.org, 2012, www.wikidoc.org/index.php/Rhodiola_rosea.

Benefits
1.
increases the release of beta-endorphin [1]
2.
stimulates the release of dopamine, noradrenaline, and serotonin [2]
3.
attenuates the release of cortisol under conditions of acute stress and chronic fatigue [3]
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Applications & Precautions
Important Notes
Some individuals experience a paradoxical effect at lower doses. Consider increasing the dose if you experience more anxiety and/or fatigue.
Dosage Guidelines
Dosing Range
250
-
500
mg
Dose Increment
250
mg
Maximum Daily
500
mg
Best absorbed
with food
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References
1. 
Lee, Wei-Jing, et al. “Rhodiola-Water Extract Induces β-Endorphin Secretion to Lower Blood Pressure in Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats.” Phytotherapy Research, Nov. 2012, p. n/a-n/a, pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23192943/, 10.1002/ptr.4900. Accessed 31 Aug. 2021.
2. 
“Rhodiola Rosea: A Phytomedicinal Overview - American Botanical Council.” Herbalgram.org, 2021, www.herbalgram.org/resources/herbalgram/issues/56/table-of-contents/article2333/. Accessed 31 Aug. 2021.
3. 
Olsson, Erik, et al. “A Randomised, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study of the Standardised Extract SHR-5 of the Roots OfRhodiola Roseain the Treatment of Subjects with Stress-Related Fatigue.” Planta Medica, vol. 75, no. 02, 18 Nov. 2008, pp. 105–112, pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/19016404/, 10.1055/s-0028-1088346. Accessed 31 Aug. 2021.
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Dopaminergic. promotes the synthesis or activity of dopamine.

Endorphinergic. promotes the synthesis or activity of endorphins.

noradrenergic

Noradrenergic. promotes the synthesis or activity of noradrenaline.

Cholinergic. promotes the synthesis or activity of acetylcholine.

gabanergic

GABAnergic. promotes the synthesis or activity of GABA.

Serotonergic. promotes the synthesis or activity of serotonin.

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Synergistic. combining with another supplement may increase potency.

Methylation agent. increases or decreases methylation of neurotransmitters.

Cortisol modulator. affects the synthesis or activity of the stress hormone cortisol.

Glucose regulator. attenuates changes in blood sugar levels.

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