Rhodiola rosea is also commonly known by a number of names such as Golden Root, Rose Root, Roseroot,, Western Roseroot, Aaron's Rod, Arctic Root, King's Crown, Lignum Rhodium, and Orpin Rose and, in Chinese, Hóng Jǐng Tiān.
It is a perennial flowering plant in the family Crassulaceae.
It grows naturally in wild Arctic regions of Europe, including Britain, Asia and North America, and can be propagated as a groundcover plant.
The plant can grow from 5 to 40 centimetres tall and has fleshy foliage with several stems growing from a short, and scaly rootstock. The summer blooming flowers have 4 sepals and 4 petals with a yellow to greenish yellow ihue and sometimes tipped with red. Several shoots growing from the same thick root may reach 5 to 35 cm in height. Rhodiola Rosea is dioecious – which means there are separate female and male plants.
The plant has been used in traditional Chinese medicine, where it is called hóng jǐng tiān.
Rhodiola Rosea powder has been standardised to contain a minimum of at least 3% rosavins and at least 1% salidroside, however it is impossible to say whether the cut root, on the other hand, being unprocessed raw plant material has similar percentages.
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