Thursday, May 19, 2016

Health Benefits of Ashwagandha

Plant Name - Ashwagandha
Scientific name - Withania somnifera
Common names- Ashwagandha, Indian ginseng, poison gooseberry, or winter cherry
Parts used- Roots mainly, Leaf and berries.

Ashwagandha is a herb ,it acts as an antioxidant.This herb has many properties.It's root and berries has been used in many tonics to treat different types of diseases in traditional Indian Ayurvedic medicine system for more than years.

There are a number of important benefits of ashwagandha to your overall health.

  • Antioxidant Ability
  • Improves energy - If you use ashwagandha on the daily basis it can reduce anxiety, irritability and nervousness for 90% of women within 4 weeks. Ashawagandha also doubles your energy level, according to research conducted at Maine's Swedish Herbal Institute.
  • Enhances the immunity and stamina
  • Sharpens brain power
  • Reduces cholesterol.
  • Reduces belly fat.
  • Reduces tension headaches.
  • Ashwagandha extract was also tested for its effectiveness in cancer treatment.
  • Relieves stress, anxiety and depression.
  • It provides relief from inflammation and pain.
  • It is confirmed that this herb benefits mental problems.

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