The main effects of Golden Root are an increased availability of energy during the day, a reduction of stressed feelings, increased endurance, greater mental alertness, and deep and restful sleep. The action is tonic, laxative, alterative and detergent. It is valuable in the disordered conditions of the digestion. Golden Root helps to protect the immune system by reinstating the metabolic balance in the body after stressful situations. It helps the body adapt and return to normal function and a sense of well-being when exposed to stresses. Because the herb helps to improve blood circulation, this activity apparently increases the blood supply to the brain, enhancing both cognitive function and attention span. Golden Root may be helpful in promoting weight loss. Golden Root combats the effects of asthenia, an emotional stress condition that is characterized by sluggishness, low motivation, muscle weakness, continual fatigue, labored breathing, palpitations and excessive sleeping.