What is Ashwagandha?
Ashwagandha is an ayurvedic herb, commonly found in India, the Middle East and areas of Northern Africa. It has been used in Chinese Medicine for many centuries and is famed for its array of natural health benefits. Although different parts of the herb are used in medicine, it is the root of the plant that is mostly used in Ashwagandha supplements. Ashwagandha is considered an 'adaptogen' meaning it can adapt to your body's needs.
What is Ashwagandha KSM-66?
Ashwagandha KSM-66 is an extract that has been developed over 14 years by Ixoreal, the industry leader in research and clinical trials investigating the effectiveness of ashwagandha. KSM-66 uses only the roots of the ashwagandha plant and is the most bioavailable, full-spectrum extract available on the market.
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What does Ashwagandha do?
Ashwagandha is best known for its ability to reduce stress, anxiety, and stress-related food cravings. It is also used to boost male fertility, reduce inflammation and increase muscle mass. These benefits of Ashwagandha have mostly been attributed to its high concentration of withanolides, which have been shown to fight inflammation.
Does Ashwagandha have any side effects?
Generally, people can tolerate Ashwagandha in small to medium doses (250-1500mg). These are the quantities that most studies have used. Taking higher doses can cause unpleasant side effects, in some cases, so it is best to discuss it with your GP or a healthcare professional.