Studies have shown Potential Benefits:
- May help Balance Cortisol Levels
- May help Reduce Stress, Anxiety, and Fatigue
- May help Reduce Symptoms of Depression
- May help Boost Brain Function
- May help Reduce Inflammation
- May help Modulate the Immune System
- May help Increase Men and Women’s Sexual Health
- May help Promote Restful Sleep
Revered as an Adaptogenic, Calming, Soothing, Ayurvedic Herb.
Botanical Name: Withania Somnifera “Somnifera” means “Sleep Inducer.”
What is it? A small woody shrub or herb in the Solanaceae family. It is growing in Africa, the Mediterranean, India, and the Far East.
Ashwagandha has over 4,000 years of traditional use in its native India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. It’s been used to help promote balanced sleep patterns and to encourage a healthy inflammatory response. In Ayurvedic Traditional Medicine, Ashwagandha is Rasayana, one of a group of elite herbal medicines. Rasayana in Ayurvedic medicine means the science of lengthening lifespan. Ashwagandha is one of the most revered plants in Ayurvedic medicine. Ashwagandha revered for prolonging life, stimulating the mind and enhancing vigor and sexual prowess. Ashwagandha is an adaptogen known for its soothing nervine. Herbalists recommend Ashwagandha to help soothe anxiety, fatigue, and insomnia. Many herbalists recommend Ashwagandha as an Adaptogenic herb that assists the body in resisting stress, relieving fatigue, nervous tension, anxiety while helping cognitive function and memory support. This is due to the more Nervine Tonic effect that is soothing to the nervous system.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3252722/ – Restorative tonic neuro-protective
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3573577/ Adaptogen, anti-stress studies
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31728244 Anti-anxiety and insomnia studies
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23439798 – Reducing stress and anxiety
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23125505 – Quality of sleep
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6039614/ Insomnia and sleep
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10956379 – Safety, anti-inflammatory, immune modulating