The genus Rhodiola (Family Crassulaceae) is indigenous to Northern Canada, Europe and Asia where its rhizomes and roots have been used for centuries for medicinal purposes. Recent interest in the species Rhodiola rosea (roseroot) in the West arose from the use of the rhizome as an adaptogen for the treatment of stress, but in the last few years, ch
Taxonomy of Rhodiola rosea L., with Special Attention to Molecular Analyses of Nunavik (Quebec) Populations. Ethnobotany and Conservation of Rhodiola Species. Phytochemistry of Rhodiola rosea. Cultivation of Rhodiola rosea in Europe. Rhodiola rosea Cultivation in Canada and Alaska. Diseases of Wild and Cultivated Rhodiola rosea. Biotechnology of Rhodiola rosea. Pharmacological Activities of Rhodiola rosea. Evidence-Based Efficacy and Effectiveness of Rhodiola SHR-5 Extract in Treating Stress- and Age-Associated Disorders. Rhodiola rosea in Psychiatric and Medical Practice. Toxicology and Safety of Rhodiola rosea. Commercialization of Rhodiola rosea. Index.