Everything You Need To Know About Ashwagandha

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First of all let’s start by defining what exactly is ‘Ashwagandha’. Ashwagandha is a plant, particularly it’s a root powder has been used for centuries in traditional Indian medicine. The ashwagandha root and berry are used to make medicine. It is said to have been used more than 3,000 years. The plant is also called ‘Indian ginseng’ or ‘Indian winter cherry’ and is now most commonly found in form of capsule, pill, powder, or blend. According to Alex Caspero, Registered Dietician, it has been used to do everything from fight stress to manage pain.

The benefits of ashwagandha

As if all the research backed reasons I just gave you wasn’t enough... let us tell you all the amazing ashwagandha benefits. Ashwagandha is an adaptogenic herb, it’s actually the most commonly caused and extensively researched herb. It’s valued for its thyroid modulating, neuroprotective, anti-anxiety, antidepressant and anti-inflammatory properties which are just some of many ashwagandha benefits. It has been said to enhance your stamina and work as a natural stress reliever. Not only does it combat stress and anxiety but it also improves depression. Ashwagandha also relieves adrenal fatigue and helps increase muscle strength. Ashwagandha supports energy levels and immune function and may help enhance and protect brain health. Is there anything it doesn’t do?

What else can ashwagandha do to enhance your health?

  • It could light up your sex life.. Who says no to that? No one. According to a small study in 2015, woman who took concentrated oral doses of ashwagandha reported having more satisfying sex. Hello ashwagandha.
  • It will fight grey hair and make you look younger. A 2016 study found that ashwagandha root extract is packed with powerful antioxidants.
  • It can help joint pain. Due to its high withanolide content, ashwagandha can help soothe joint pain and swelling associated with arthritis according a study done by Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine.

Ashwagandha is traditionally used as powder, it can also be mixed with water or warm milk and honey. Ashwagandha liquid extract is also available and provides an alternative method of taking this herb.

What is ashwagandha used for

Ashwagandha has a variety of therapeutic uses. Each part of the plant, the roots, leaves and fruit have been used for various treatments. The leaves and fruit are applied externally to the skin that can treat wounds, tumors, back pain and boils. The root is often used orally to help improve brain function and alertness, relieves stress and anxiety, pain and swelling.

If you prefer or more convenient way of taking your supplements, ashwagandha is also available in a tablet form. It can also be used in tea or also comes in form of capsules.

Ketones for the most efficient energy

Codeage Exogenous Ketones capsules come in the form of BHB salts (beta-hydroxybutyric acid, also known as beta hydroxybutyrate). These BHBs are immediate sources of usable energy for your body. BHBs can be added to the ketones your body produces naturally through fasting, a ketogenic diet or independently.

Adaptogens provide support to the health of your endocrine system (your hormonal system) including adrenal and thyroid glands, providing the support required to sustain energy and performance while reducing stress. Among the adaptogens in Codeage Exogenous Ketones capsules are ashwagandha, ginger, black pepper and long pepper. We also included a lipase enzyme blend which enhance the breakdown of fat into small, better absorbed components for easy digestion. This digestive support is not only important for those following a low carb or ketogenic diet but may help anyone trying to eat better.

The takeaway

But wait. If you’re nursing or pregnant you might want to stay clear and obviously before inserting anything into your body please get Doctor consultation. This is to make sure it’s healthy for you and will benefit you in the best way possible. As you can see, ashwagandha and superfoods has a whole host of beneficial effects on human health