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The Benefits of Ashwaghanda

The magic of Ashwagandha – Reduce Stress, Rejuvenate, Vitalize!

We love Ashwagandha, and your body and mind will love it, too! 

What is Ashwagandha?

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), pronounced ash-wa-ghan'-duh is an adaptogen and one of the most powerful herbs used in Ayurvedic medicine, the 5,000 year-old science of healing of East Asia. It is an evergreen shrub. The root is used for its medicinal properties. 

What is an adaptogen?

Adaptogens (combination of amino acids, vitamins, and herbs) are nature’s stress relievers without the addictive properties. They support the ability of your body to cope with stress. When you can cope with stress you can conserve energy and live a more energized, vibrant life. 

In Ayurvedic medicine

Ashwagandha is used as herbal medicine to help the body adapt to many emotional and physical stressors. Including but not limited to:

- Rheumatism

- Constipation

- Insomnia

- Chronic stress

- Joint inflammation

- Rejuvenating properties

This great root supports a boost in energy levels and vitality. 

What’s inside Ashwaghanda? 

Ashwagandha contains many useful medicinal chemicals, including withanolides (steroidal lactones), alkaloids, choline, fatty acids, and amino acids. 

Potential Benefits

There are a number of medical studies that highlight the potential benefits of Ashwagandha, including:

Reduction of stress inducing cortisol levels 

Boost to the immune system

Reduction of blood sugar

Reduces inflammation

It’s antioxidant properties improve brain function, including memory, and reduce cell oxidation. 

For an overview of studies, see here PubMed. The typical daily recommended dose is between 500 to 1,000 mg. 

Why We Choose Ashwagandha

We add Ashwagandha to our Immune Support & Recovery shot as a key ingredient because it supports the core functionality: boost immunity and reduce inflammation. Combined with the other immune boosting ingredients, Turmeric and Ginger, it provides another agent to boost your immune system. 

Medical Caution: Always consult with your healthcare practitioner before using Tasty6 signature supplements if you have any health conditions. 

Ashwagandha is not recommended for women who are pregnant.

*Editor’s Note: The information in this article is intended for your educational use only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health providers with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition and before undertaking any diet, supplement, fitness, or other health programs.