Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) has been used in Ayurvedic and indigenous medicine for over 3,000 years to reduce stress, increase energy levels and improve concentration. Sometimes known as Indian ginseng, the small shrub grows in India and North Africa and is prized for its high concentrations of withanolides are helpful in encouraging a healthy inflammation response. Ashwagandha is considered a powerful adaptogen and helps our bodies deal with physical and mental stressors.
Amari’s Ashwagandha is a proprietary blend of both roots and leaves of the Withania somnifera plant standardized to 3 key bioactives; withanolide glycosides, oligosaccharides and withaferin A for optimal efficacy and bioavailability.
Health benefits include:
Manages and reduces stress
Boosts energy levels
Improves focus and reaction time
Improves sleep quality
Improves mental cognitive health, mood, fatigue and vitality
Supports joint health
Learn More About Ashwagandha
Ashwagandha has been the subject of numerous clinical studies. A few are listed below, please click the links for a PDF of the study. Read more about Ashwagandha on Amari's blog.
Ashwagandha Root in Reducing Stress in Adults - A randomized double blind control trial examining Ashwagandha’s ability to improve resistance to stress and self-assessed quality of life
Ashwagandha’s Effect on Resistance to Stress, Fatigue and Tension - Clinical trial exploring the impact of Ashwagandha on chronically stressed humans.
Ashwagandha’s Impact on Focus and Mental Stamina - A study exploring the impact of Ashwagandha on cognitive and psychomotor performance.
Ashwagandha’s Role in Supporting Healthy and Flexible Joints - A paper reviewing the efficacy of Ashwagandha in improving joint pain, stiffness and disability.
Ashwagandha and a Healthy Stress Response - A double blind study exploring the impact of Ashwagandha on stress and inflammation in the body.
This study evaluated the effects of ashwagandha supplementation on strength training in men and found that it improved recovery scores, suggesting potential benefits for reducing soreness, stress, and anxiety.
Our friends at Healthline published an article on the benefits of Ashwagandha.