Ashwagandha/ Asvagandha/ Asgandha (Botanical Name: Withania Somnifera) is referred as Indian ginseng helps to provide a natural source of energy and promote muscle strength and helps to boost immunity. Ashwagandha has been used by Ayurveda for thousands of years as rasāyana (rejuvenation) and helps as a natural adaptive agent. Ashwagandha supports as a physiological and psychological Natural Stress-relief agent. In Sanskrit, it is known by the name Ashwagandha, which means the odor of a horse. It is named so because of the odor of horse sweat that the roots seem to emanate, as well as the virility of a horse, an inference to the traditional use of ashwagandha to support a healthy male reproductive system.
Ashwagandha, as per Ayurveda, has Vat and Kapha calming property & been widely believed to have aphrodisiac properties. Ashwagandha promotes the proper function of adrenals, helps to maintain a high strength, performance; people used it as Ayurvedic Medicine regularly as a solution to increase immunity, vitality and energy.
Ashwagandha powder overall helps as anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, and anti-stress properties, supports Bone, Heart, and Blood vessels health. A study on Ashwagandha effects on the thyroid gland revealed that the root extract if given on a daily basis, would help to increase the secretion of thyroid hormones. Traditionally, Ashwagandha, when administered as morning daily herbs, helps to induce a soothing and calming effect on a person with reduced oxidative stress & restful sleep. Ashwagandha contains the alkaloid, Withanolides, which serves as important hormone precursors that can convert into human physiologic hormones as needed, thus Ashwagandha promotes Natural Stress-Relief, General Well-being. Ashwagandha also helps to promote the proper function of the adrenals, boost natural sterols and promote muscle, bone strength.
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