Ashwagandha, the Indian Ginseng or Winter Cherry is an ancient herb that has a long history in traditional medicine and Ayurveda.‘ Ashwa’ means horse. The name ‘Ashwagandha’, thus, describes the smell of its root, meaning ‘like a horse.’ Ashwagandha is an adaptogen, a family of medicinal plants such as herbs and roots popular in alternative medicine that help the body adapt to or deal with all kinds of stressors, from physical to mental and its consumption in the right form has umpteen benefits! It is specially used as a nervine tonic. It is available in Churna or tablet form. Its active chemical constituents are alkaloids, steroidal lactones, and saponins. Read on to know the Overall health benefits for Ashwagandha!
Reduces Stress and Anxiety.
In order for you to reap the health benefits of ashwagandha, like reduced cortisol levels and improved heart health, you need to be absorbing it properly. Ashwagandha gets its potent medicinal power from withanolides, naturally occurring steroidal lactones that are found in the root, but they need to be absorbed and pass through the intestinal wall to confer their benefits. It has adaptogenic properties and calming effects. By reducing the cortisol levels blocks the stress pathway, be it emotional, physical, and psychological stress, and enhances relief from the same.
Anti-inflammatory Properties of Ashwagandha
Key Studies Indicate that Ashwagandha has anti-inflammatory properties and thus stands strong as a remedial solution for Arthritis. It has analgesic properties that soothe the nervous system. It prevents pain signals from traveling to the central nervous system. It also shows anti-inflammatory properties.
Improves Fertility In Men
Sperm count and motility are enhanced by Ashwagandha and its regular consumption. Regular consumption of Ashwagandha in men saw decreased stress levels, increased antioxidants in the blood, and improved sperm quality.
Enhances Heart and Brain Health
Ashwagandha has many Youth-giving properties and promotes vitality, energy, and vigor. Ashwagandha plays an important role in boosting brain health, mental abilities and promoting a healthy heart. Ashwagandha decreases serum triglycerides and cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, and VLDL (very low-density lipoproteins) cholesterol in its subjects after consistent usage and facilitates ease in chest pain.
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