Growing Rhodiola Rosea Herbs
Rhodiola is also known as Rhodiola rosea, Golden Root, Rose Root, Aaron’s Rod, etc. There are more than 100 known varieties of these herbs. Rhodiola rosea herbs are plants that grows in the arctic regions of Europe and Asia. When starting Rhodiola rosea herbs from seed, plant seeds in shallow soil partially sheltered from wind and sun, starting when there is still significant cold weather. For optimal germination, it is best to soak seeds overnight, and plant in moist, sandy soil that will be placed in cool to cold storage for at least 6 weeks. You can also plant seeds outdoors from September to October in order to allow winter to work its charm. The growth process is slow, and seedlings will not tolerate immense moisture or extreme drought. It’s best to plant these flowers away from areas that flood and remain saturated after rain storms. Rhodiola rosea can be planted against buildings or as ground cover.
Rhodiola rosea herbs not only helps battle depression, but it also has cancer fighting properties. It helps to fight the development of tumors, due to its anti-oxidant properties, which helps to improve the body’s natural resistance to toxins. Rhodiola rosea herbs stimulates the immune system and helps to reestablish metabolic balance.