- It's an Ancient Medicinal Herb , It Can Reduce Blood Sugar Levels , It May Improve Brain Function, Including Memory
- It Can Reduce Cortisol Levels
- It May Help Reduce Stress and Anxiety ,It May Reduce Symptoms of Depression
- It Can Boost Testosterone and Increase Fertility in Men, It May Increase Muscle Mass and Strength
- It May Reduce Inflammation , It May Lower Cholesterol and Triglycerides
Ashwagandha is an ancient ayurvedic herb which usually grows in India, Middle east, and some parts of Africa. Ashwagandha is commonly known as “ INDIAN GINSENG”. Every single part of shrub is very beneficial. The word Ashwagandha is derived from the Sanskrit word “ASHWA” Which means horse and “GANDHA” which means odour (smell).
Ashwagandha is commonly used for stress. It is used an “Adaptogen”. Ashwagandha contains chemicals that might help calm the brain and also reduce stress.
USES OF ASHWAGANDHA
STRESS : Some research shows that consuming a specific extract of ashwagandha daily after meal reduces and improves the symptoms of stress.
ANXIETY : Some research also shows that taking aswagandha can reduce some symptoms of anxious mood. It can boost brain function and help fight against the symptoms of anxiety and depression.
GOOD FOR HEART : It has variety of benefits for heart . It provides the specific treatment required to control cholesterol , high blood pressure , chest pain and various other heart diseases.
FOR CANCER : Studies suggest that it may help to treat various types of cancer including breast, colon, brain, and ovarian cancer.
FOR FIGHTING INFECTIONS AND BOOSTING IMMUNITY : Ashwagandha is one of the popular herb which fights against infections , healing fever and boosting immunity. It soothers and calms inflamed or sensitive skin. Hence, it is ideal for sensitive skin of babies.
FOR ALZHEIMER’S TREATMENT : Researches have found that ashwagandha inhibits the production of beta - amyloid plaques . these plaques grows in the brains of people with neurodegenerative diseases , such as Alzheimer’s.
TREATING INSOMNIA : Ashwagandha is known to possess sleep –inducing properties that might seem bebeficial to those peoples who were suffering from Sleeplessness.
TREATING ASTHMA : Asthma is a respiratory disorder which cause shortness of breath , coughing, wheezing and chest congestion. Consuming Ashwagandha reduces stress which help with respiratory diseases like this.
TREATING ULCERS : Ashwagandha is a natural remedy to treat ulcers . gastric ulcers develop from damage in stomach lining .It reduces the risk of ulcers because Ashwagandha itself , is a mixture of different herbs which lower the level of gastric acid in stomach.
CONTROLS DIABETES : Ashwagandha works by regulating the body’s production of insulin. It regulates the secretion of insulin in bloodstream by improving the breakdown of sugar in the blood.
Ashwagandha powder can be used at daily dosages of 120 mg to 2 g in combination with other preparations.
TO REDUCE STRESS AND ANXIETY : 500-600 MG per day taken for at least for one month reduce stress and symptoms of depression .
TO LOWER BLOOD SUGAR LEVELS : Consuming 250 mg per day helps to lower blood sugar level.