Benefits of Ashwagandha: Ashwagandha is an ayurvedic supplement might be the key to managing stress, increasing memory and more. It is also called Indian ginseng or winter cherry.
Here are the health benefits of Ashwagandha –
1. Reduces Stress and Anxiety
Ashwagandha root powder helps the body to generate the necessary energy t settle and sleep. It acts as a rejuvenator and nervine tonic.
2. Promotes Weight loss
When used along with other weight loss supplements, Ashwagandha is found to improve their weight reduction capabilities. This is due to its adaptogenic property of stabilizing stress-related fluctuations
3. Fight Cancer
Studies have shown that ashwagandha is found to be beneficial in inhibiting the growth and spread of breast, lungs and colon cancers.
4. Controls Diabetes
Ashwagandha was found to decrease blood glucose levels comparable to that of an oral hypoglycemic drug. It helps normalize high blood sugar and improve insulin sensitivity.
5. Treats Skin Conditions
Vitiligo responds favourably to the action of ashwagandha. A paste made ashwagandha powder is used in treating keratosis. It is also an excellent skin toner.
6. Helps Debility and Weakness
Regular intake of Ashwagandha powder helps improve old-age weakness, brain fog, tiredness, spermatorrhea (condition of excessive, involuntary ejaculation), loss of muscular energy, etc.
7. Reduces Inflammation
A paste made of ashwagandha leaves is applied topically on local inflammation for quick relief from pain. Ashwagandha oil is used as a massage oil for paralysis, sleeplessness, etc.
8. Improves Health
Ashwagandha benefits all parts of the human body and can be taken in powder, tablet or capsule form. It is found to enhance memory and stabilize mood. If improves overall health and well-being.
9. Ashwagandha is a well-known Aphrodisiac
Ashwagandha powder taken with honey and ghee in the prescribed format helps improve semen quality. When taken regularly, it helps overcome erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation.
10. Boosts Immunity and Energy
It is correlated with an increase in white blood cells within the body, boosting immune system health.
Who Should Avoid It?
- People with nightshade sensitivity
- Those with an overactive thyroid
- Women who are pregnant
- Check with your doctor first if you take anti-depressants or anti-anxiety meds
How to Take Ashwagandha?
Start with 300-500 mg of root extract first thing in the morning.
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