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Average rating: 3.8 (out of 6)
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6 Point Comments - It Cured Me

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 23:54:26
This is a wonderful plant for me. Make sure to buy organic and from companies that have good business practices. Some days, it seems to have more benefit then others. I noticed that when I stopped taking Rhodiola I had less confidence at work and in social settings. I have experimented with doses of ~5 grams containing (3% rosavins and 1% salidrosides), at this dose I notice some deleterious effects like mild restlessness and insomnia. Steangely, another brand of R. rosea has put me to sleep at about 3g dose.

"Seek wisdom, find understanding."

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5 Point Comments - It Helped Me a Lot

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:40:20
Completely eliminated panic attacks, substantially reduces anxiety and irritability, seems to help orthostatic intolerance symptoms.

Tue, 29 Mar 2016 21:46:36
This adaptogen herb has been a game changer for me. After several years of trying many things and nothing working I found reference to this he b on Aviva Romm's website (See Aviva Romm website and search "adaptogens" or listen to her podcast natural md radio. She has a good Intro to these herbs and I chose RHodiola rosea from this list. ) Just Siberian Rhodiola Rosea alone has given me increased energy and a clearer mind. I can stand and sing now instead of having to sit down after 30 seconds. I can think again. I can shower without having to go back to bed afterwards. I can leave the house without being afraid I'll collapse in public. I noticed a big change after about two weeks use.

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4 Point Comments - It Helped Me a Bit

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 04:05:50
Slight boost in stamina/energy with huge doses (1 tsp tincture 3x/day, 1:3 menstrum ratio). Shouldn’t be used at that dose for more than a month at a time.

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3 Point Comments - It Made No Difference

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 19:26:29
It made no difference.

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 02:07:44
It made no difference.

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1 Point Comments - It Made Me a Lot Worse

Fri, 08 May 2015 03:02:09
Sadly, because it made me a lot better at first. My friend calls it "the crack-cocaine plant" because it makes you feel cheerful, productive and energetic... and then precipitates PEM. It makes even some ordinary people describe a 'wired but tired' effect and I couldn't get a full night's sleep using it. This was before I had trouble sleeping at all. It also didn't work on me after two consecutive doses. Loses its effectiveness when your body runs out of resources.

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