What it is

The first documented use of this rose-scented plant — also known as golden or rose root — was in 77 B.C. in Greece. Now grown in Asia, Europe, and North America, it's available in tincture or powder form.

Benefits

Linked to better sleep and reduced mood swings and fatigue associated with depression and anxiety. May also boost sex drive and improve physical endurance.

Consult your health care practitioner for a dose that's right for you.