Botanical name: Withania somnifera
Ashwagandha (Indian Ginseng)
Native to: India, Middle East and Mediterranean.
To reduce anxiety, stress and tension, and helps sleeping (insomnia). Combined with its anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties it can help with arthritis, fibromyalgia, asthma, bronchitis, menstrual problems, and backaches. Said to improve mental function, muscle strength and male fertility.
Description: Ashwagandha, or Indian ginseng, helps the body to cope with stress and is often
used as a tonic to help improve general well-being, as well as relieving anxiety and tension. This attribute may also help people who have trouble sleeping, or simply to strengthen your nerves for your busy life.
It is said to be especially useful in dealing with chronic stress and to have restorative qualities aiding healing of conditions associated with chronic stress and inflammation, such as arthritis or some liver diseases.
Additionally, Ashwagandha may be used to enhance mental performance and fortify physical strength, as well as assist immune functions. It can benefit semen quality and hence may improve male fertility and stimulate sexual desire in both sexes.
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All information on this site is for informational purposes only. We do stress that you should talk with your health professional if you suffer from an existing health condition, or if you are on other medication, prior to consumption of our products.