Ashwagandha Root Powder 50g
Ashwagandha is an ancient medicinal herb.
It’s classified as an adaptogen, meaning that it can help your body manage stress.
Ashwagandha also provides numerous other benefits for your body and brain.
For example, it can boost brain function, lower blood sugar and cortisol levels, and help fight symptoms of anxiety and depression.
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Ashwagandha helps to reduce stress. This ability is what it is best known for. It does so by blocking the stress pathway (in the brains of rats) by regulating chemical signaling in the nervous system.
Ashwagandha helps increase testosterone levels. It also significantly boosts sperm quality and fertility in men making it an ideal supplement for enhancing reproductive health.
Ashwagandha can reduce body fat, and increase muscle mass and strength in men.
Ashwagandha has been found to increase natural killer cell activity, which are immune cells that fight infection and help you to stay healthy. It has also been found to decrease markers of inflammation such as C-reactive protein (CRP) which is linked to an increased risk of heart disease.
Ashwagandha supplements may be taken to improve brain function, memory, reaction times and the ability to perform tasks. It promotes antioxidant activity that protects nerve cells from harmful free radicals.
Ashwagandha seems effective at lowering symptoms of stress and anxiety. Most benefits are linked to dosages of 500–600 mg per day taken for at least one month.
It safe for most people to take the supplement except the following people:
- There are certain individuals who should not take Ashwagandha, including pregnant and breastfeeding women.
- People with autoimmune diseases should also avoid Ashwagandha unless authorized by a doctor. This includes people with conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, and type 1 diabetes.
- People on medication for thyroid disease should be careful when taking ashwagandha because it may potentially increase thyroid hormone levels in some people.
- Ashwagandha may decrease blood sugar and blood pressure levels, so medication dosages may need to be adjusted if you take it.
Caution: Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. If pregnant or lactating, consult your healthcare practitioner before use.
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