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Extract of Rhodiola rosea Radix Reduces the Level of C-Reactive Protein and Creatinine Kinase in the Blood

  • M. Abidov
  • S. Grachev
  • R. D. Seifulla
  • T. N. Ziegenfuss
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Abstract

The effects of extracts of Rhodiola rosea radix on blood levels of inflammatory C-reactive protein and creatinine kinase were studied in healthy untrained volunteers before and after exhausting exercise. Rhodiola rosea extract exhibited an antiinflammatory effect and protected muscle tissue during exercise.

C-reactive protein creatinine kinase Rhodiola rosea muscle protection adaptogen 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Abidov
    • 1
    • 2
  • S. Grachev
    • 1
    • 2
  • R. D. Seifulla
    • 1
    • 2
  • T. N. Ziegenfuss
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Center of Modern Medicine, Ministry of Defense Industry of Russian Federation; I. M. Setchenov Moscow Medical AcademyRussian Center for Physical Culture ImprovementMoscow
  2. 2.Pinnacle Institute of Health and Human PerformanceWadsworth Medical CenterWadsworth

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