Rhodiola rosea

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Rhodiola rosea

(rod?e-o'la roz'e-a)
A succulent plant that grows primarily in cold climates or high altitudes. It is used in alternative and complementary medicine as an adaptogen. Synonym: golden root; hong jing tian
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009%, namely 1 [mu]1 of roseroot extract contained 0.
The incubation media were supplemented with 2-50[mu]l of roseroot extract per ml medium that has given the final concentrations of salidroside 1.
The number of reproductive active cells was higher in control cultures at day 5, but at final period of cultivation (at days 15-19) the percentage of cells which kept reproductive capability was higher by 15-20% in cultures with roseroot preparations, than that in control.
SOD activity did not differ in cells grown without and with roseroot extracts at day 3 and was lower in cells cultivated with R.
Scop cop, is known by the common names Rhodiola, Roseroot, Rosenroot, Golden Root, Arctic Root, Orpin Rose, Rhodiole Rougeatre), and has a long history as a valuable medicinal plant having appeared in the Materia Medica of a number of European countries (Linne, 1749; Sparschuch, 1775; Pharmacopee Francaise, 1976; Virey, 1811).
This conclusion is questioned in a recent review article "Perspective on Roseroot (Rhodiola rosea) studies" by Blomkvist et al.