Ashwagandha (Withania Somnifera)
Withania Somnifera (Ashwagandha) is considered an “adaptogen herb” these are considered to help the body adapt to stress and to exert a normalising effect upon bodily processes. It is commonly used as an anxiolytic, or a substance that helps manage symptoms of anxiety.
Withania supplements come in extract, capsule and powder forms. Many different parts of the plant are used to make herbal remedies, including the roots, leaves, seeds, flowers, stem, fruit and bark.
Helping decrease inflammation and protect against oxidative damage
Acting as a natural stress reliever, such as by helping maintain homeostasis even in moments of emotional or physical stress
Lowering cortisol levels (considered one of the body’s main stress hormones)
Balancing thyroid hormones
Strengthening the immune system after illness
Enhancing stamina and physical performance and building muscle strength
Treating adrenal fatigue
Improving sleep quality
Reducing brain cell degeneration
Normalising blood sugar and helping to protect against diabetes
Potentially helping prevent heart disease, stroke and cancer
Boosting fertility, including by improving sperm count in males
Managing symptoms of attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Many of the herb’s medicinal stress-reducing properties — including its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects — are due to the presence of protective compounds called withanolides, a group of steroidal lactones, such as withaferin A, withanolide D and withanone. Additionally, Withania has been found to contain many other health-promoting substances, including flavonoids, catalase, superoxide dismutase, glutathione, alkaloids, amino acids, sterols, tannins and lignans.
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