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Neuropharmacology of Rhodiola rosea L.

  • Amritpal Singh Saroya
  • Jaswinder Singh
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Abstract

R. rosea (Crassulaceae) is commonly known as roseroot (Sagalov 1983). The plant is native to dry, high-altitude regions of the northern hemisphere. R. rosea is better described as adaptogen in herbal medicine. R. rosea is a herbaceous perennial plant with a thick rhizome. R. rosea is one of the best-known herbal remedies for fatigue (Tharakan and Manyam 2006).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amritpal Singh Saroya
    • 1
  • Jaswinder Singh
    • 2
  1. 1.Herbal ConsultantMohaliIndia
  2. 2.Department of PharmacologySri Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical ScienceAmritsarIndia

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