Updated: Oct 7, 2019
Ashwagandha is an ancient herb that has been used for well over 3,000 years to treat a myriad of ailments. It is often referred to as Indian Ginseng. It is also considered to be an Adaptogen, which aids in treating physiological issues and chronic stress.
Ashwagandha is a very versatile herb. It can aid in the treatment of erectile dysfunction, adrenal fatigue, anxiety, infertility, insomnia and more! It is no wonder this amazing herb has been used in Hindu medicine for centuries!
More and more studies are showing the significance of ashwagandha in treating many ailments, including, adrenal fatigue. A 2008 study showed that those who took ashwagandha saw their anxiety scores, cortisol levels, pulse rates, blood pressure, and C-reactive protein levels decrease significantly compared to those who were on a placebo.
In a 2002 issue of The Journal of Medicinal Food 5, researchers concluded that oxidative stress had a critical part to play in chronic fatigue, making antioxidants like ashwagandha a good line of treatment.
Ashwagandha may be most commonly used to increase testosterone, treat adrenal fatigue, and improve sleep patterns; however, there are so many other uses for this amazing and accent herbs!
Controls Cholesterol Levels
Aids in Muscle Growth
Increases Male Fertility
Improves Thyroid Function
Increases Blood Production
Protects the Kidneys and Liver
Controls Uterine Fibroids
Improves Physical Performance
Reduces Inflammation in Autoimmune Diseases
Reduces Risk of Cancer
Increases Stamina and Endurance
Reduces Brain Cell Degeneration
It Stabilizes Blood Sugar
Relieves Symptoms of Menopause
Promotes Bone Health
It is Antibacterial
Treats Adrenal Fatigue
It is obvious that ashwagandha is another powerhouse in the world of herbs and Chinese Medicine. If you feel like you might be suffering from adrenal fatigue, lowered testosterone levels, or any of the above ailments, call the office for an appointment today.