Oregon's Wild Harvest Rhodiola - 60 Vegetarian Capsules Oregon's Wild Harvest Rhodiola features whole organic Rhodiola root and premium quality, pure Rhodiola standardized to 3% rosavins and 1% salidroside. There are many species of Rhodiola that are erroneously sold as Rhodiola rosea because the quality and identity of the product is often overlooked, but Oregon's Wild Harvest guarantee their Rhodiola to be the correct species by Thin Layer Chromotography (TLC) testing. Oregon's Wild Harvest Rhodiola Key Benefits: Promotes energy and resistance to stress Oregon's Wild Harvest Rhodiola Features: Made with Certified Organic Rhodiola Non-GMO Herb Identity Guaranteed 100% Vegetarian Pure: Free of excipients and stearates Product does not contain dairy, wheat, gluten, peanuts, soy or corn allergens. Manufactured in the USA Packaged in a BPA-Free PET plastic bottle Background and UseRhodiola, also known as Arctic Rose, comes from the Arctic regions of eastern Siberia. Arctic tribes valued this herb as an adaptogen, and used it to increase physical and mental stamina. The historical use is documented by the ancient Greeks and in scientific literature from Scandanavia, Europe, The Soviet Union and Iceland as early as 1775. New scientific studies now support the traditional use of this valued herb. What is the value of adding standardized extracts to herbal formulas They believe that the combination of both the standardized extract and the whole herb creates a more balanced formulation that combines the best of both traditional herbal knowledge and modern scientific research. They add the standardized extract only when they are assured of efficacy and safety of the specific extract. Each herb is assessed on an individual basis to investigate these two important factors: Efficacy: Most of the current scientific studies on herbal medicines have been done using standardized extracts.