Ashwagandha is an Ayurvedic herb known as Indian Ginseng or Indian Winter Cherry. Ashwagandha is a type of plant which grows in parts of Asia. Extracts from the ashwagandha root are used for a number of purposes, but particularly to help nourish the mind, reduce stress, and aid relaxation and sleep quality.
Some of the active components in ashwagandha root are called withanolides. These natural substances are thought to give ashwagandha root extract adaptogenic properties, meaning they may help the body with reducing stress and anxiety.
Each tablet contains 500mg of Ashwagandha extract with minimum 37.5mg or 7.5% of withanolides.
Take one capsule daily.
Also known as “Indian ginseng” and “winter cherry". Its botanical name is Withania somnifera.
Ashwagandha is an important herb in Ayurveda, a form of natural medicine based on the Indian principles of healing.
The potential benefits of taking ashwagandha include reducing stress, better sleep and sports performance. Research also suggests that it may help people with conditions like anxiety.
It is recommended to take one dose daily. Check with a healthcare professional before using.
Find out more in our blog How to Use Ashwagandha Powder and Capsules.
The distinct taste of ashwagandha powder can make it tricky to consume. But a common way is to make a tea or hot drink.
Take a quarter to half a teaspoon of ashwagandha powder (you can build it up over time). Next, add it to hot oat milk with a teaspoon of vanilla essence and give it a stir. It makes for a tasty drink to unwind before bed.
Ashwagandha (Withania Somniefera extract) root extract standardised to withanolides 7.5%, HPMC capsules shell, Magnesium Stearate (Anti-caking agent).
Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. If you are taking any medications, suffering from a medical condition or under medical supervision, please consult a doctor or health care professional before use.
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