The ashwagandha plant, also known as the scientific name Withania somnifera or more commonly as Indian ginseng, is in fact a plant native to Indian territories, widespread in Eastern medical tradition and already used for thousands of years.
In recent years, its growing popularity even in the Western world has led to it being the subject of numerous studies to verify its properties, but these are still not fully verified.
This plant is mainly classified as an adaptogen, that is, it can help the body adapt to stress and maintain a state of balance, to perform this function it is believed to act by regulating the body’s cortisol levels, which are precisely the hormones released by our body when it is under stress, reducing cortisol, ashwagandha is therefore able to reduce stress and anxiety.
Research has also revealed important anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, that is, capable of reducing pain, as well as protecting and strengthening the immune system.
However, there is one property in particular that has made this plant popular, and that is its ability to be useful for brain function, going on to support memory and the various cognitive functions of our brain.
You can find ashwagandha commercially in the form of extracts with which you can make herbal teas, or there are many supplements in capsule form, which contain the right amount daily useful and benefit from its many properties.
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