Ashwagandha - A Rejuvenator of Ayurveda

What is Ashwagandha?

Ashwagandha is a renowned, herb of Ayurveda, world's oldest health system tracking back to 6000 BC, practiced in India and now world wide. A short, tender, perennial shrub growing 14 - 30 in tall. Its roots and orange fruit have been used for medicinal purpose. Often known as the 'Indian Ginseng', due to its ability to maintain physical effort and other benefits.

What does Ayurveda say about Ashwagandha?

In sanskrit 'Ashwagandha' means 'that which smells like horse'. The Ashwagandha roots not only smell like horse but on consuming it gives the strength and vitality of a horse. 

Ashwagandha is  one of the most important, rejuvenating herb of Ayurveda. Rejuvenating herbs in Ayurveda are called Rasayana tonics, and they are typically consumed over long periods of time to regenerate both brain and body tissue. Rasayana is described as an herbal preparation that boosts a youthful state of physical and mental health. Most of the Rasayana herbs are adaptogen. 

Ayurveda, uses Ashwagandha regarded as tonic, aphrodisiac, narcotic, diuretic, anthelmintic, astringent,  thermogenic and stimulant. Benefits of Ashwagandha range from anti-stress adaptogenic action to boosting general sense of calm. Ashwagandha has been used as an aphrodisiac, to remedy general weakness and exhaustion. 

What are some health benefits?

Modern research indicates that ashwagandha is one potent herb with number of effects that may prove beneficial to humans, including:

  • anxiety
  • anti-inflammatory
  • antioxidant
  • anti-stress
  • antibacterial
  • insomnia
  • immune boosting
  • blood sugar levels 
  • vigor and performance 
  • mental clarity
  • alertness and many more. 

What is the chemical composition of Ashwagandha?

The active constituents of Ashwagandha (Withania Somnifera) include:

  • alkaloids (isopelletierine, anaferine, cuseohygrine, anahygrine, etc.)
  • steroidal lactones (withanolides, withaferins)
  • saponins 

What does scientific studies say about Ashwagandha?

Many scientific studies have been done for years on its adaptogenic/ anti-stress activities in details. The extensive studies have been done on the healing benefits of Ashwagandha and have shown to be effective. 

What is the connection between Ayurvedic Seva and Ashwagadha?

Ayurvedic Seva is presenting Ashwacopa a mind care solution with KSM-66 Ashwagandha. 

What is KSM-66 Ashwagandhanda and Ayurvedic Seva's why to choose it as Ashwagandha source? 

KSM-66 is Ixoreal's Ashwagandha extract, currently it is the best Ashwagandha extract on the world market in the sense that it is the highest concentration full-spectrum extract in the original balance. KSM-66 Ashwagandha is standardized to the highest percentage of withanolides in the world, >5% by HPLC. And it is derived only from the roots of the plant. Standardization implies that an extract is consistent in dosage delivery and guaranteed potency. 

Ayurvedic Seva is committed to quality and potency for the effectiveness of products. Hence, chose KSM-66 Ashwagandha in compare to Ashwagandha powder. In addition to the desired quantum of withanolides, the nutrient rich KSM-66 also contains short and long chain amino acids, fructooligosaccharides, Vitamin A, calcium and Iron. 

Because it is a water extract ingredient, KSM-66 has a natural taste and is not bitter like other Ashwagandha extracts, making it an excellent choice for use. It is an award winning, safe and shelf-stable herb. 

KSM-66 is also the ashwagandha root extract with the most extensive set of research studies and clinical trials.

 

 


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