Ashwagandha Health Benefits
Ashwagandha, also known as Indian Ginseng. Ashwagandha, one of the most powerful herbs in Ayurvedic healing has been used since ancient times. Ashwagandha root is available in the market either in powdered form, dried form, or fresh root form. 1-2 tsp or 5-6 gram of the powder is recommended for general well being.
Ashwagandha is an herb that might be beneficial for treating different health conditions.
- It is rich Anti-Carcinogenic Properties, Anti-Inflammatory Properties, Antibacterial Properties, Cardio-Protective Properties, Anti-Depressant Properties, Fights Diabetes, Antioxidant Properties, Immunomodulatory Properties, Increased Blood Production. it also helps in Stimulating the Thyroid Gland, and also helpful in relieving Stress.
- Ashwagandha has been found to be useful in improving muscular strength of the lower limbs and weakness. It also has a positive impact on neuro-muscular coordination.
- Ashwagandha is extremely beneficial to men as it increases virility and sexual health. It is a natural aphrodisiac that is believed to increase sperm count and sperm mobility. It is consumed by men to enhance libido and is also recommended as a medicine for erectile dysfunction.
- The rejuvenating properties of Ashwagandha make it very effective in treating insomnia. It calms the nervous system, eases stress and gets rid of sleeplessness.
- Experts say Ashwagandha also acts on the endocrine system by encouraging hormone balance.
- Ashwagandha may reduce blood sugar levels through its effects on insulin secretion and sensitivity.
- It promotes the death of tumor cells and may be effective against several types of cancer.
- Ashwagandha may help reduce the risk of heart disease by decreasing cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
- It also used in treating a skin condition marked by white patchiness (leukoderma),
- It also helpful in treating some diseases like tuberculosis, asthma, bronchitis, backache, fibromyalgia, menstrual problems, hiccups, and chronic liver disease.
Avoid consumption of Ashwagandha in large amounts, as this may have side effects such as diarrhea, upset stomach, and nausea. You should consult a medical professional such as an Ayurvedic doctor for the dosage. It should be used by the women while being pregnant.