- by Dr Riddhi Sanghani
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- Oct 04 2017
What is Ashwagandha?
One of the world’s oldest medical systems, Ayurveda has a holistic healing approach with specific treatments for diseases as well. Ashwagandha is one such ayurvedic herb, which is known for its restorative benefits.
Ashwagandha botanical name is Withania somifera and is also called as Indian Ginseng.
Our everyday activities often get us stressed out and tired, which reduces our concentration levels. This ayurvedic herb relieves you off all these troubles and rejuvenates your health. The fruits and leaves have a lot of medicinal value, but the root is mainly used in making the consumable form.
Ashwagandha is available as capsules or powder and can be consumed twice a day. Take Ashwagandha powder with warm milk and honey, half a spoon in the morning and a half before going to bed. For easy consumption, tablets and capsules are available in various dosages depending on the frequency of consumption.
What are the Benefits of Ashwagandha?
- It brings about an overall positive change by helping in combating the effects of stress and reduces anxiety and depression.
- Ashwagandha has properties that help stabilize blood sugar levels and lowers cholesterol.
- Women who consume this root age gracefully and have been observed to have better energy levels. It also helps in fighting mood imbalance and is supportive during menopause.
- For men, it boosts testosterone which in-turn enhances their sex drive, and sperm count controls hair loss and helps build muscle mass. Men who consume ashwagandha also have increased endurance with lower stress levels.
Try this ayurvedic boon today and see the difference for yourself.
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