Origins: Northern Europe and Asia - cold, mountainous areas

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Possible Benefits:* 

  • Improve (boost) physical performance  
  • Fights fatigue 
  • Improves brain function
  • Ease mental fatigue 
  • Helps with depression 
  • Can promote healthy sleep by calming mind and body 
  • Rhodiola is used as a so-called "adaptogen", to help the body adapt to and resist physical, chemical, and environmental stress. " (change wording)
  • brain support, gland support, calming and overall balancing neurosystem  

Back story?? used by the vikings to boost physical performance and then cosmonauts, been used over 1000 years