Rhodiola Rosea is a flowering plant found in the Eastern European and Central Asian regions. The plant's root was originally used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for its adaptogenic properties . Rhodiola Rosea is thought to both reduce stress and improve mood by simultaneously increasing serotonin and epinephrine levels in the brain while inhibiting corticosteroids . Also studied for its benefits to brain health, Rhodiola Rosea is also suggested to encourage neural regeneration by upregulating the rate of ATP synthesis needed for neuronal repair and growth . Rhodiola Rosea is commonly used to promote wakeful focus and it remains popular among seasoned nootropic users due to its cognition and mood enhancing potential.