Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)
‘Avarada’ another name of Ashwagandha suggests the indication of this plant in many chronic diseases for enhancing longevity Being a powerful adaptogen. Studies have shown this herb to have the following actions:-
Anti-inflammatory and Anti-arthritic activity: Ashwagandha reduces joints pain, inflammation and stiffness by inhibiting the expression of inflammatory cytokines, including interleukin (IL) tumour necrosis factor (TNF‑α), nuclear factor-kappaB (NF-kB).
Anti-osteoporotic: Ashwagandha contains oestrogen-like withanolides for anti-osteoporotic activity, it promotes osteoblastogenesis to strengthen bone matrix and reduce osteoporosis-related fracture risk.
Immune booster: Ashwagandha boost immune system and increases body resilience against infection by activating the production of CD56+ Natural Killer cells level.
Adaptogenic and anti-stress: Ashwagandha reduce anxiety, stress and helps to fight depression with its adaptogenic properties. It boosts the adrenals by supporting normal HPA axis functioning, reduces the stress hormone cortisol and improves overall neurotransmitter for strong mental health.
Support male sexual health: Ashwagandha mitigates hormone imbalance, prevents stress-induced cortisol-mediated decrease in testosterone levels and helps to increase sperm count, semen volume, and sperm motility in infertile male.
Improves endurance level: The anabolic steroid in ashwagandha helps to increase benefitted physical performance and muscle strength.
Adaptogenic: Ashwagandha, helps to build core energy levels through boosting the adrenal strength and increasing the oxygen availability to the muscles. It also increases cellular vitality by enhancing body’s resilience to physical and mental stress and help to feel great all day long.