Rhodiola rosea, a medicinal herb for stress, mild to moderate depression and neuro-protection
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Basic medical science applied in public health
Chronic disease management and prevention
Clinical medicine applied in public health
Describe use, drug interactions, side effects and promising practice in the use of Rhodiola rosea. List three mental health conditions that may be addressed with Rhodiola rosea
Keyword(s): Mental Health, Herbal Medicine
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I co-authored the first review of Rhodiola rosea in the English language in 2002 and have since written numerous chapters and scientific articles on its medical uses, history, and pharmacology, as well as research reviews. I am a psychopharmacologist and have treated patients with R. rosea for over 15 years. As an expert on medicinal herbs, I have included R. rosea in many of my lectures at the American Psychiatric Association and other professional meetings.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.