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Ashwagandha Benefits for the Brain, Thyroid & Muscles

 

What Is Ashwagandha?

Ashwagandha is a traditional herb and is also known as Indian ginseng. The medical name for Ashwagandha is Withania Somnifera. It has been used traditionally for a variety of health problems. Mainly the root of the plant possesses healing properties and is used for medicinal purposes. It is known to restore overall health and also help in boosting up the energy and immune system.

Benefits & Uses

Ashwagandha or Withania Somnifera has numerous health benefits. Some important health benefits are:

Maintains Heart Health: The herb has antioxidant properties that help to purify the blood and is a good herb for controlling blood cholesterol levels. The herb also has antioxidant properties that help to fight against free radicals. Thus, it helps to regulate the normal structure and functioning of the heart.

Boosts Sexual Energy: The herb is used for boosting sexual energy. It has aphrodisiac properties that help to enhance libido in men and is used for getting relief from erectile dysfunction and other sexual problems in men. It also helps in improving the quality and number of sperms.

Relieves Stress: The herb is believed to possess anti-stress properties. It helps to calm down the brain and produces a soothing effect. It helps to improve both the mental and physical health of a person.

Boosts Up The Immune System: The herb is traditionally believed to boost up the immune system. It helps to increase the red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelet count in the body. It helps in increasing the formation of new blood cells thus helping in getting rid of anemia. [1]

Anti-inflammatory Properties: The herb is traditionally believed to possess anti-inflammatory properties. It is traditionally believed to provide relief from rheumatologic problems. It acts as a cyclooxygenase inhibitor and reduces inflammation. [2]

Keeps Your Brain Healthy: Another important benefit of ashwagandha is that it helps to keep your brain healthy. Many studies reveal that this herb supports the normal functioning of the brain as it possesses neuroprotective properties. It helps to improve memory, reduces the oxidative stress of the brain, and helps to reduce nerve cell degeneration. It is a natural herb that reduces anxiety and calms your brain. It is also known to improve sleep patterns and is believed to be a natural solution for insomnia. [3]

Thyroid Support: The herb is also traditionally believed to support the normal structure and functioning of the thyroid gland. It stimulates the functioning of your endocrine system and helps in balancing thyroid hormones.

Muscles Support: Ashwagandha is traditionally believed to lower down cortisol levels and reduce stress. Higher levels of stress affect muscle strength. Thus, ashwagandha contributes to improving muscle strength by reducing stress and balancing cortisol levels. [4]

Skin: Ashwagandha is believed to be an excellent herb that helps to keep your skin healthy and glowing. It rejuvenates your skin and gives freedom from acne and other skin problems. The herb is believed to possess antibacterial properties that help to rejuvenate your skin naturally. [5]

Weight loss: Ashwagandha is a traditionally used herb for maintaining weight. It helps to balance your metabolic activities. You can add one teaspoon of ashwagandha powder to a glass of water and add one teaspoon of honey. Drink it daily. It helps to boost your metabolism and promotes better digestion.

Infertility: Ashwagandha has been used traditionally for rejuvenating sexual health in men. The herb is traditionally believed to regulate and stimulate testosterone production in men. Testosterone is the most important male hormone. The herb is believed to improve sperm count and mobility thereby maintaining healthy male fertility levels.

Biogetica uses natural herbs to offer the best health benefits to people. The ingredients used in Biogetica’s products are well researched and studied before combining to formulate an effective product. These products help to rejuvenate and restore imbalances in the body.

We have added Withania Somnifera in different products that help to deal with skin ailments, bacterial infections, etc. You can click here to know more and get a free consultation with one of our doctors www.biogetica.com.

Therapeutic benefits of Withania Somnifera

Withania Somnifera has been traditionally used in the ancient system of medicine. It has various therapeutic benefits because it possesses anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and anti-oxidant properties. The plant is also believed to possess anxiolytic, memory enhancing, and antiparkinsonian properties. The herb has been studied for its other effects on the human body such as hypolipidemic action, immunomodulation, and cardiovascular restoration. It has been successfully used for maintaining good mental and physical health.

Your health is important, therefore you must take care of it all at any cost. Trying herbal and natural products can bring the balance back and help to restore your health naturally. Research is still on to find out other therapeutic properties of this herb. Biogetica has numerous products containing this herb as one of its ingredients. You can get more information on our entire range of products and consult with our doctors for free at www.biogetica.com.

Reference Links:

  1. https://nunm.edu/2008/08/clinical-research-supports-effectiveness-of-ashwagandha-to-boost-bodys-immunity/
  2. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/10956379/
  3. https://www.naturalmedicinejournal.com/journal/2014-05/effect-ashwagandha-tests-cognitive-and-psychomotor-performance
  4. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4658772/
  5. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3252722/
Dr. Ritu

Dr Ritu Sandhu, B.H.M.S., Homeopath, and NASH member graduated From Chandigarh Homeopathic Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, INDIA is a licensed Homeopathy practitioner since the last seventeen years. She writes on health-related topics to share her cumulative experience. Her mission is to uphold the time-honored values of compassion and humanity when caring for patients.

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