Manufactured By Latin Name
Dr. JPG Organics Withania Somnifera
Withania somnifera or Ashwagandha has been extensively used in Ayurvedic medicine for their therapeutic benefits. It is popularly cultivated in India, parts of Africa and the Middle East regions. This medicinal herb acts as an adaptogen (help body adapt to stress naturally) strengthening the immune system against biological and physical stress. It can also boost general health and alleviate anxiety and stress symptoms. Ashwagandha can protect against fatigue, skin conditions, pain, diabetes, epilepsy and arthritis. (1,2)
ASHWAGANDHA AND CANCER
Extensive studies have been carried out on ashwagandha powder to understand its anti-cancer properties. Studies on ashwagandha powder have revealed that bioactive molecules present in the ashwagandha powder can effectively prevent carcinogenesis (transformation of normal cells into cancer cells). In experimentation models, ashwagandha powder has also demonstrated other anti-tumour properties. Accoring to studies, Ashwagandha powder also has proved beneficial to treat stress symptoms associated with cancer treatment. (1,3)
EAT AS PER YOUR WEIGHT
The dosage of ashwagandha powder can range from 125mg to 5g daily, however, it should not be consumed all at once but distributed two-four times throughout the day. The powder can be blended into smoothies and hot beverages. You can even experiment with different ingredients to mask the unique smell and taste of ashwagandha powder.
Ashwagandha powder is a supplement and therefore its dosage is loosely guarded by U.S. Food and Drug Administration. It is essential to purchase ashwagandha powder from a trusted source. (7)
It is essential to store the ashwagandha powder in air-tight glass jars. The shelf life of ashwagandha powder is about a year. You can even use a pouch of salt to absorb the moisture away. It is advised not to refrigerate ashwagandha powder as extreme temperature denatures the preparation of the powder. (8)
SIDE EFFECTS (9)
The ill-effects of un-recommended consumption of ashwagandha include;
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