The truth behind ashwagandha

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What is ashwagandha?

Ashwagandha is a herb that has been first introduced in Ayurveda thousands of yea ago

the name ashwagandha came from Sanskrit where ‘Ashwa’ means ‘horse’ and ‘gandha’ means ‘smell’.

Ashwagandha plant is a small evergreen shrub with small leaves and it contains small red berries similar to tomatoes.

Roots are the main part of the plant. Which is used for medicinal purposes.

ashwagandha plant was first originated from India sub Continent.

how does ashwagandha work?

ashwagandha comes in the category of plant called Adaptogens. Adaptogens include herbs

and other plants that bring our adrenal and nervous system back into balance.

Other names:-

Scientific name:- Withania somnifera

ashwagandha, Indian ginseng, poison gooseberry, or winter cherry

Health benefits of ashwagandha

As it is an ancient plant that has been used for thousands of years ago even modern science confirms that there are many health benefits of ashwagandha.

1)Stress

Ashwagandha is commonly taken as a stress reveler. traditionally used as a tonic to calm nerves.

several studies proved that ashwagandha was helpful against anxiety, depression, and improve stress tolerance.

2)Memory

In another study, ashwagandha proved as a memory-boosting agent.

3)Weight loss and muscle growth

root extracts of ashwagandha worked in

-increase muscle strength

-reduce body fat

-And boost testosterone level

some other benefits of ashwagandha are

increase in immunity

improve heart health

improves the fitness of the body

How can we take ashwagandha?

ashwagandha can be taken in different forms.

-powder(churan)

-capsule-table

-oil

Need Doctor’s suggestion about ashwagandha?

as an ayurvedic medicine ashwagandha does not have any side effects,

However it is in the family of nightsade if you have any allergy fro tomatoes,

pepper, egg plat- you may be allergic to ashwagandha too,

Be sure Always consult to a doctor before taking it to your diet.

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