Ashwagandha is one of the most powerful herbs and has been used since ancient times for a variety of conditions. This herb is known for its restorative benefits. Sanskrit meaning of Ashwagandha is "horse smell", which means that it inculcates the spirit and power of a stallion.
Ashwagandha produces red fruit that is of resin size. Ashwagandha is found in arid regions of India, North Africa, and the Middle East; now it is grown in the mild climate of States. Ashwagandha is an ayurvedic herbal medicine traditionally has been recommended for strengthening the immune system after illness.
Every day we need essential vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients to keep the balance of our body. And Ashwagandha, if taken as a supplement is very useful to make a balance of the body. One can take a dose of 600 to 1,000 mg Ashwagandha twice a day.
Ayurveda has prescribed certain herbs as has adaptogenic benefits; Ashwagandha is one of these ingredients. Adaptogen (a combination of amino acids, vitamins, and herbs) are substances that are modulated the body's response to stress or environmental change.
Adaptogens enable the body to cope with external stress such as toxins in the environment and also help to overcome the internal stress such as insomnia and anxiety.
Ashwagandha helps in stabilizing blood sugar, improve learning, memory and reaction time. Apart from these advantages, Ashwagandha has significant healing benefits that have been scientifically proven.