Golden root (Rhodiola rosea) is a flowering plant in the family Crassulaceae that grows naturally in cold regions of the world including Arctic, some mountainous parts of Europe, Central Asia and North America. It has been used for centuries in traditional medicine in Scandinavia and Russia to increase physical endurance, to enhance memory, to treat fatigue, anemia, depression, infections, fertility. Emperors of China used the golden root to make elixir of longevity, it was considered as a plant that replenishes chi – vital energy. While their empresses used it to renew and maintain their beauty.
Used in skin care, golden root extract boosts micro-circulation, promotes the production of collagen and elastin, reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, provides powerful antioxidant protection.
Golden root extract is included in Atlantis Skincare Eye Cream with Hyaluronic Acid formula.