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It is one of the most important herbs in Ayurvedic medicine for:

  • Stress relief
  • Energy
  • Mental focus and concentration
  • Sleep
  • Libido/Fertility

Ashwagandha root is a particularly rich source of withanolides, the compounds associated with ashwagandha’s health benefits. Benefits reported in clinical trials are:

  • 30% to 40% reduction in depression
  • 23% reduction in cortisol
  • 72% improvement in sleep quality
  • 14% increase in testosterone (in men)

Dosage: 150-300 mg of ashwagandha standardized to a minimum of 35% withanolides daily

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