Ashwagandha herb has been used since ages in medicinal science. It is the 'ginseng' of Ayurvedic medicine, the traditional medicine of India. This herb has been used in various medicinal formulations to improve the overall health of the human body. For centuries, Ayurvedic medicine has used the ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) plant as an aphrodisiac, to prevent general weakness and exhaustion. In Ayurveda, Ashwagandha herbal formulas are called Rasáyana tonics, can be taken over long periods of time to regenerate both brain and body tissue.
- To protect immune system
- Stress relief
- Improves memory
- Reduces anxiety and depression
- Controlling blood sugar level
- Lowers cholesterol
- Helps in reducing brain-cell degeneration
- Has anti-malarial properties
- Offers anti-inflammatory benefits
- Produce body's own thyroid hormones
- To restore male libido
- Also cures impotence and increases male fertility
Ashwagandha Forms That Can be Consumed
Capsules/Tablets, Churan, Powder
The usual recommended dose is 600 to 1000 mg, twice daily. For people who suffer from insomnia and anxiety, you can take a teaspoon of powdered Ashwagandha with a cup of hot milk before bedtime. In extremely large doses, ashwagandha has been reported to induce abortions in animals. Although no similar studies have been carried out on humans, women should avoid the herb during pregnancy.
Ashwaghanda is generally safe at the doses recommended on the packaging. In high doses it may have steroidal activity similar to Creatine.
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