A pilot study of Rhodiola rosea (Rhodax) for generalized anxiety disorder (GAD).
|Title||A pilot study of Rhodiola rosea (Rhodax) for generalized anxiety disorder (GAD).|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2008|
|Authors||Bystritsky, A, Kerwin L, Feusner JD|
|Journal||Journal of alternative and complementary medicine (New York, N.Y.)|
|Date Published||2008 Mar|
|Keywords||Adult, Anti-Anxiety Agents, Anxiety Disorders, Female, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Phytotherapy, Pilot Projects, Plant Extracts, Reproducibility of Results, Tablets, Treatment Outcome|
Rhodiola rosea is an herbal supplement that many in the general population in Russia and elsewhere in the world have used for decades to alleviate everyday anxiety, depression, and insomnia. Whether R. rosea is effective in reducing similar symptoms in clinical samples is unknown. The goal of this pilot study was to evaluate whether R. rosea is effective in reducing symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD).
|Alternate Journal||J Altern Complement Med|