Ashwagandha has been used for over 3,000 years to relieve stress, increase energy levels and improve concentration. “Ashwagandha” is Sanskrit for “smell of the horse,” which refers to both its unique smell and ability to increase strength. It’s botanical name is Withania somnifera, and it’s also known by several other names, including Indian ginseng and winter cherry. The Ashwagandha plant is a small shrub with yellow flowers that’s native to India and North Africa. Extracts or powder from the plant’s root or leaves are used to treat a variety of conditions. Many of its health benefits are attributed to its high concentration of withanolides, which have been shown to fight inflammation and tumor growth. Ashwagandha is an incredible medicinal herb. It is classified as an “adaptogen,” meaning that it can help your body manage stress. Ashwagandha also provides all sorts of other benefits for your body, fertility and brain. It can lower blood sugar levels, reduce cortisol, boost brain function, aid in reproduction and help fight symptoms of anxiety and depression.
Ashwagandha supplements may have powerful effects on testosterone levels and reproductive health. (Source 1, Source 2, Source 3). In one study in 75 infertile men, the group treated with Ashwagandha showed increased sperm count and motility. The treatment led to a significant increase in testosterone levels. The researchers also reported that the group who took the herb had increased antioxidant levels in their blood. In another study, men who received Ashwagandha for stress experienced higher antioxidant levels and better sperm quality. After three months of treatment, 14% of the men’s partners had become pregnant.
Ingredients: Vegetable cellulose size 0 capsules filled with organic Ashwagandha powder. 40, 80 and 160 capsule containers available.
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