Multifunctional Wonder Herb ‘Rhodiola’ Found in Himalaya’s High Peaks

International Business Times/ by Sarmistha Acharya

Rhodiola can reduce the effects of altitiude sickness and exposure to radiation.

Indian scientists have found a wonder herb which regulates the immunity system, adapts to challenging environment conditions and protects people from radiation, in the high peaks of the Himalayas mountains in southeast Asia.

Rhodiola is a herb found in cold and highland climates, could be the end to the quest for Sanjeevani – the mythical herb that gave life to Ram’s brother Lakshman in the great Indian Hindu epic.

Rhodiola is also found in the US and China, where the herb is used in traditional Chinese medicine for combating altitude sickness. In Mongolia, physicians prescribed it for tuberculosis and cancer. Additionally, researchers in Russia studied its impact on
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