EXPLORE Essential Daily Vitamins are for general wellbeing, formulated for optimal energy, immunity and radiant skin. Powerful vitamin C enhances immune system function and supports collagen health. Adaptogenic rhodiola is used in traditional western herbal practice to support physical endurance, cognitive function, and relieve symptoms of stress. Antioxidants vitamin C, vitamin E and rhodiola reduce free radicals formed in the body. Vitamin B12 supports energy levels, nervous system function and aids the digestive system.
This study evaluated vitamin C suitability in medical fields such as immunology, toxicology, radiobiology, etc. They concluded that while it is not preferable as an isolated mode of treatment, it could be effective to regulate immunity, gene expression and other physiological processes when co-applied.
This article studies the effects of Vitamin C as an essential micronutrient for humans. It looks into the risks associated with vitamin C deficiency in immunity. They concluded that supplementation with vitamin C may be able to both prevent and treat respiratory and systemic infections.
This study looked at the association of Vitamin C and E supplementation with Alzheimer’s disease. They evaluated data from the Canadian Study of Health and Ageing (1991-2002) which included 5269 individuals, comparing those not taking any supplements with those taking vitamin C and/or E supplements. Their analysis suggested that vitamin E and C supplementation could be associated with a reduced risk of cognitive decline.
This study conducted a trial of Rhodiola Rosea extract on foreign students during an exam period to assess the changed in mental and physical performance. The rhodiola group showed significant improvement in physical fitness, mental fatigue and neuro-motoric tests as well as self-assessment of their general well-being. They concluded that rhodiola could show significant improvements in these areas.
This study investigated the effects on physical performance in competitive athletes during endurance exercise. They performed a trial on 14 trained male athletes over 4 weeks and concluded that Chronic Rhodiola Rosea supplementation was able to reduce lactate levels and skeletal muscle damage after an exercise session. They also found it may improve fatty acid consumption, supporting the idea that it may increase adaptogen ability to physical exercise.