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rose·root

 (rōz′ro͞ot′, -ro͝ot′)
n.
A perennial plant (Rhodiola rosea syn. Sedum rosea) of the Northern Hemisphere, having fleshy leaves and greenish-yellow or purple flowers.
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Rhodiola, also known as golden root, arctic root, and roseroot, grows naturally at high altitudes and in arctic regions of Europe, North America, and Asia.
Mao and colleagues from the University of Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania, US) completed a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, comparison trial of oral Rhodiola rosea (roseroot) extract versus conventional antidepressant for mild to moderate major depressive disorder.
rosea, also known as roseroot or golden root, belongs to the family Crassulaceae (Panossian et al.
Salidroside, a phenylethanoid glycoside, has been isolated from the roots of Rhodiola rosea (Roseroot).
Contributors from biological and medical sciences present a broad reference to Rhodiola rosea L., known as roseroot, golden root, or Arctic root, which has a long history of traditional medicinal use in Eurasia and North America, but has only recently drawn the attention of scientists and non-native herbalists.
Early in the story, her best friend Freya disappears into the Roseroot Pool in the woods near her family's farm.
The park is also home to two unique plant species, the roseroot and the harts-tongue fern.
Just apply a generous layer to the skin, leave for 10 minutes and let the revitalising papaya extract and Tibetan roseroot brighten and refresh skin.
Comments: Rhodiola rosea, also known as Arctic Root, Golden Root, Roseroot and Rose Wort, is indigenous to Eastern Siberia, and other cold, mountainous locations throughout the world.