Supports overall well-being.* May help fight fatigue and provide energy.*. What is Rhodiola Rosea? . Rhodiola rosea is a plant that grows in dry cold areas in the mountainous regions of Europe and Asia. It has been a dietary staple in many Eastern European and Scandinavian populations for centuries. While research has been conducted on the plant in some areas of the world only recently has the West begun to investigate its health benefits. The roots have been used primarily to help with resistance to physical stress.*. . Rhodiola rosea has been categorized as an adaptogen by Russian researchers who observed its ability to increase resistance to a variety of chemical biological and physical stressors.* Traditional uses of Rhodiola rosea include fighting fatigue and the enhancement of physical and mental performance.*. . There are over 200 species of Rhodiola and Rhodiola rosea is generally considered preferable due to the presence of rosavins. High-quality supplements generally contain a minimum of 3% rosavins. . How does Vitacost Rhodiola Rosea support health? Helps maintain balance in the body during a variety of physical stresses.*. Supports the efficiency of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems.*. Helps maintain healthy oral mucosa tissue during chemically stressful self-induced situations.*. Has free radical scavenging ability making it a good antioxidant.*. Promotes mental clarity and well-being.*. May help fight fatigue and provide energy.*. Supports overall well-being.*. Why choose Vitacost Rhodiola Rosea? It’s standardized to 3% rosavins and 1% salidrosides. Offers exceptional quality at extraordinary value. Suitable for vegetarians. About Vitacost. Vitacost nutritional products are manufactured to high standards of quality efficacy and safety. Each Vitacost product meets or exceeds the standards and requirements set forth in the FDA’s Code of Federal Regulation (21 CFR 111) Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP).