Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is a small shrub with yellow flowers, native to India & Southeast Asia, and
forms one of the most important herbs in Ayurvedic medicine. Research indicates that it may have the following health benefits*:

  • It’s classified as an adaptogen, a substance that helps the body cope with stress:
    • Helps control mediators of stress in the body.
    • Reduces activity of system which mediates the stress response in the body.
    • Relieves anxiety.
    • Improves sleep quality.
  • It has beneficial effects on athletic performance:
    • Enhances physical performance, including strength & oxygen use during exercise.
    • Significantly enhances maximum oxygen consumption (VO 2  max) in healthy adults & athletes.
    • Helps increase muscle strength.
  • Helps increase testosterone levels & male fertility.
  • Reduces blood sugar levels through the activity of powerful anti-diabetic compounds.
  • Reduces inflammation.
  • Improves cognitive functions.
  • * Healthline, 07/01-2022.

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