Ashwagandha: The Nature’s Power Herb
By Divya Shree
Edited By Stephanie Dawson
Ashwagandha is one of the most widely used herbs in Ayurvedic treatment and has numerous health benefits. Its also known as Withania Somnifera, winter cherry, and poison gooseberry. This herb is native to the Middle East, India, and North Africa. This is a list of some amazing benefits of this herb and how it can help you get rid of many health-related problems.
1. Immunity booster
Ashwagandha is known for its immune-boosting properties. Its a rich source of antioxidants known for fighting disease-causing bacteria. It contains ginseng which is known for fortifying the body. Consumption of this herb can provide relief of chronic pain. Keep Ashwagandha in your first-aid kit because it is effective at treating common cough and cold.
2. Improves sexual health
Ashwagandha is known for improving sexual health, it increases fertility and increases sperm count in men. Its also helpful for problems with impotency and premature ejaculation. Those with low libido can be helped by this herb.
3. Cuts and wounds
Ashwagandha herb has amazing healing properties and is used as a base in many wound-curing ointments. Rubbing Ashwagandha roots and leaves on wounds helps speed recovery time. You can cover the wound with this herb and leave it overnight for quick healing.
4. Mood booster
Ashwagandha is one of the few foods with the ability to enhance your mood. Its known for calming the mind therefore helps promote sleep hormones. Its also used for treating mental problems including anxiety, ADHD, and cognitive decline. Its ability to stabilize mood and promote adrenalin recovery makes this herb special.
Ashwagandha is effective in slowing the aging process. Consumption of this herb provides nourishment to muscles and bones making them stronger. Its application to the face in the form of a potion helps get rid of wrinkles and fine lines.
6. Cancer-fighting ability
Ashwagandha is recommended for cancer patients because of its cancer-fighting abilities. Various studies suggest the herb kills cancerous cells without damaging the healthy ones. Its also beneficial for bone marrow.
7. Anti-stress properties
The anti-stress properties of Ashwagandha are better than the stress-reducing drugs sold in stores without side effects and helps keep the mind calm and composed.
8. Brain cell protector
Environmental factors can adversely affect your nervous system. This herb improves your nervous system and protects brain cells against harmful effects of today’s lifestyle. Scientific studies prove that Ashwagandha has the same effects as antidepressant drugs and tranquilizers. This herb is good for your overall health and well-being.
Its available at any dietary supplement store and can be used in powder form with milk or water. Consult your doctor before starting this or ay other supplement. You can buy a 60 count-caps bottle of this herb by Nature’s Way for $8.99 on Amazon.com (Regular price: $18.99)