Rhodiola rosea: medicinal properties for women, contraindications

Rhodiola rosea (Rhodiola rosea) has been known to Altai shamans and Tibetan monks for a long time, but official science began to study this plant relatively recently. It turned out that the golden root is a powerful adaptogen and has a number of healing properties. In our country, widely used recipes for the treatment of "female" diseases.

Healing properties beneficial to the female body

Golden root has many beneficial qualities. It has the following effects on the female body:

  • tonic;
  • immunomodulating;
  • rejuvenating;
  • adaptogenic;
  • nootropic;
  • antitumor,
  • wound healing
  • antifebrile,
  • antioxidant,
  • anti-inflammatory,
  • psychostimulant;
  • tread, etc.

The value of this plant is enormous. It is effective for prevention and treatment.However, it should be used with caution and only after consulting a doctor. When self-medication and non-compliance with the requirements for the reception of funds may have undesirable consequences.


Radiol pink can be used topically and orally. Drugs based on it have the following forms:

  1. liquid alcohol extract;
  2. tablet;
  3. capsule;
  4. dry tea drink.

In gynecological practice, baths and douching with a plant are often prescribed for the treatment of vaginitis of various nature and restoration of the vaginal microflora. Golden root helps fight fungal (candidiasis) and bacterial (ureoplasmosis, etc.) infections. They are complemented by complex therapy of endometriosis and diseases of the cervix uterus (cysts, erosion).

Internally, taking Rhodiola Pink is useful even for absolutely healthy women. If there are no contraindications, preventive courses should be carried out for two weeks. Doctors recommend drinking tincture of the golden root in the midst of an epidemic of viral infections, with physical and emotional stress, while preparing for chemotherapy, etc. The plant contributes to the rejuvenation of the whole organism, the restoration of physical and emotional forces, the normalization of metabolic processes.It is widely used in cosmetology (home and professional procedures).

For therapeutic purposes, Rhodiola rosea is used in the following conditions:

  • diseases of the reproductive system (uterine fibroids, mastopathy, polycystic ovaries, inflammatory processes, etc.);
  • menstrual irregularities and pathological menopause (abundant painful periods, early menopause, etc.);
  • thyroid disease and endocrine changes;
  • gastrointestinal tract diseases;
  • severe persistent hypotension;
  • psycho-emotional disorders;
  • defective work of the immune system;
  • viral and bacterial infections, including tuberculosis;
  • wounds, injuries;
  • any benign and malignant neoplasms.

Golden root is widely used in the treatment of many ailments. However, it should be remembered that this plant can harm the body, while not adhering to the rules of its reception.

Contraindications and side effects

Drugs with rhodiola rosea are not recommended for women if she has:

  • severe chronic hypertension;
  • acute heart failure;
  • high intracranial pressure;
  • feverish state;
  • severe over-stimulation;
  • organic pathology of the brain;
  • epilepsy;
  • pregnancy or lactation;
  • individual intolerance.

Golden root can not be assigned to girls younger than 12-13 years. Oral administration is carried out in the morning. Side effects are possible in the form of increased blood pressure, headache, sleep disturbances and nervous excitability. Before combined use with other medicines, consultation of the doctor is necessary.

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