Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera is a herb traditionally used to fight the aging process, infertility, reduce stress and enhance wellbeing. Today, this ancient herb is experiencing a resurgence. Scientific research attributes an ever increasing list of health benefits to Ashwagandha.
Suggested Dose: Take 0.5ml (10 drops) to 2ml (40 drops) up to three times a day until the desired results are achieved.
The product does not treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease and is not a substitute for a balanced diet.
The elderly, the young and the weak may require a lower dose. Do not exceed the suggested dose
- Do NOT use Ahwagandha if you are suffering from congestion or acute upper respiratory infection
- People who suffered previous allergic reactions to herbs
- Two weeks before and after surgery
- Take it with your favourite drink or directly under the tongue
- Only to be taken orally
- Do not use for infants or children
- Do not use for animals
- Keep out of reach of young children
- Do not use during pregnancy
Suggested Benefits of Ashwagandha
Ashwagandha may be effective in enhancing both immediate and general memory in people with mild cognitive impairment, as well as improving executive function, attention and information processing speed.
Sexual dysfunction in women
A study in 2015 shows that Ashwagandha improves the effects of sexual dysfunction in women.
Withania somnifera extract offers some potential advantages as a safe and effective adjunctive therapy to SSRIs in generalised anxiety disorder.
An American study in 2019 suggests that Ashwagandha can relieve stress.
A 2015 clinical trial suggests that Ashwagandha used with another Ayurvedic herb may be useful against rheumatoid arthritis.
A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study suggests a significant benefit of Withania somnifera, when added adjunctively to antipsychotic medications.
A triple-blind randomised clinical trial in 2018 shows that Ashwagandha improves the sperm count in men.
A controlled clinical trial shows that Ashwagandha improves the quality of semen.
A clinical trial shows that Ahwagandha can be an empirical therapy for clinical management and treatment of infertility.
Ashwagandha is an evergreen shrub that is native to India and Africa. It has been used in traditional African, Unani and Ayurvedic medicine as a rejuvenating tonic for thousands of years. The roots of the Ashwagandha plant is used to create the extraction. Ayurveda calls it is a “rasayana”, meaning a remedy to maintain optimal health, ease the effects of aging and a strengthening tonic, particularly when convalescing. Under this medicinal system, children and adults receive Ashwagandha to support general health and healing. The elderly use it against dementia and fatigue and when recovering from illness. Similar to adaptogens, rasayana herbs are helpful in promoting restful sleep, reduce anxiety, increase energy and cognition. It also supports the ability of the body to cope with the damaging effects of stress and disease.