Rhodiola is an herb that grows in the cold, mountainous regions of Europe and Asia.
Its roots are considered adaptogens, meaning they help your body adapt to stress when consumed.
Rhodiola is also known as arctic root or golden root, and its scientific name is Rhodiola rosea.
Its root contains more than 140 active ingredients, the two most potent of which are rosavin and salidroside.
People in Russia and Scandinavian countries have used rhodiola for anxiety, fatigue and depression for centuries.
Some studies document rhodiola's impact on an individual's overall general physical and mental health. Rhodiola has been used to reduce stress, combat fatigue, increase mental performance and improve physical and mental fitness and resilience