*Ashwagandha*


Ashwagandha Price $10.00 per Bottle
Medically Reviewed by Peggy Pletcher, MS, RD, LD, CDE on August 8, 2016
Written by Rena Goldman. Potential health benefits include but not limited to the following.
Historically, the roots of Ashwagandha have been used to treat:
arthritis
constipation
insomnia
skin conditions
stress
gastrointestinal issues
diabetes
nervous breakdowns
fevers
snake bites
memory loss
Highlights
To date, promising studies on the health benefits of Ashwagandha have mainly been in animals.
Pregnant women should avoid using Ashwagandha because it can cause early delivery.
The herb may be beneficial for certain cancers, Alzheimer’s, and anxiety, but more research is needed.
Bottom Line: Although Ashwagandha is safe for most people, certain individuals shouldn’t use it unless authorized by their doctor. The recommended dosage is 450–500 mg once or twice per day.