Rhaponticum carthamoides - Glossary

Rhaponticum carthamoides

Also known as Leuzea carthamoides and maral root.  A medicinal plant used in Russian and Eastern Europe as an adaptogen.  Rhaponticum is an herbal source of 20-beta-hydroxyecdysterone.

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