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Rhodiola Root Monograph and Therapeutic Compendium

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Rhodiola Root
  • FUNDED $0
  • NEEDED $41,418
  • GOAL $41,418
  • FUNDED 0%


The American Herbal Pharmacopoeia® (AHP) intends to develop an AHP Monograph and Therapeutic Compendium for Rhodiola root (Sedum rosea syn. Rhodiola rosea) and closely related species. Rhodiola, is a highly popular adaptogen and herbal dietary supplement ingredient. In addition to establishing quality control standards for the raw material, there is confusion regarding the various species in trade and whether these are equal in efficacy.


Roy Upton, President
American Herbal Pharmacopoeia

Table of Contents


  • Botanical Nomenclature
  • Botanical Family
  • Pharmaceutical Nomenclature
  • Definition
  • Common Names


  • Botanical Identification
  • Macroscopic Identification
  • Microscopic Identification




  • Clinical Efficacy and Pharmacodynamics
  • Actions
  • Medical Indications Supported by Clinical Trials
  • Medical Indications Supported by Traditional or Modern Experience
  • Substantiation for Structure and Function Claims
  • Dosages

International Status


Commercial Sources & Handling

  • Collection
  • Cultivation
  • Handling and Processing
  • Drying
  • Storage
  • Qualitative Differentiation
  • Adulterants
  • Preparations
  • Environmental Sustainability


  • Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC/HPTLC)
  • Quantitative Standards

Safety Profile

  • Side Effects
  • Contraindications
  • Interactions
  • Pregnancy, Mutagenicity, and Reproductive Toxicity
  • Lactation
  • Carcinogenicity
  • Influence on Driving
  • Precautions
  • Overdose
  • Treatment of Overdose
  • Toxicology
  • Classification of the American Herbal Products Association



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