ASHWAGANDHA A POWERFUL INDIAN HERB
'Ashwagandha' is one of the most important herb in Ayurveda. Since years it has been used as a form of alternative medicine.
It is used to reduce stress, longevity and increase energy levels.In Sanskrit,Ashwagandha means "the smell of a horse," indicating that the herb imparts the vigor and strength of a stallion,and has traditionally been prescribed to help people.
If you are suffering from stress,fatigue, lack of energy, difficulty in concentrating or low sex drive, We recommend you to check down the benefits of this powerful herb
1. Reduce Stress levels and depression
Cortisol is a stress hormone which is released by adrenal gland in response to stress or in case of low sugar levels. Increase in cortisol leads to higher blood sugar level and fat storage.
Studies have found that Ashwagandha helps in reducing your cortisol levels which in turn reduce the stress level. Higher Stress level further leads to depression.
2. Better sleep
In todays busy life people are going through lot of stress which leads to lack of sleep. Reducing the stress levels ashwagandha benefits the human body with quality sleep.
3. Increase in testosterone and sexual drive
Ashwagandha has powerful effects on the testosterone levels of males. Males consuming ashwagandha have witnessed increase in the testosterone levels along with increase in sperm count and motility.
4. Increase in strength and muscle mass.
Ashwagandha helps in gaining muscle and strength. It is also helpful in reducing the fat.
5. Better brain function
Ashwagandha was traditionally used in ancient times to boost memory. Due to its antioxidant property, it acts as shield for nerve cells against free radicals. It has been found through studies that ashwagandha prevents memory/brain function issues.
6. Reduce cholesterol levels
Ashwagandha can help people in lowering cholesterol levels. It lowers the bad cholesterol in the body. The lowering of cholesterol levels lead to a healthy heart and better/efficient cardio vascular function.
Ashwagandha comes in both powder form as well as in capsule. The daily recommendation of ashwagandha may vary from 500-1000mg per day. It is best to take ashwagandha before bed either with water or with milk.