Also known as winter cherry, Ashwagandha has traditionally been used in Ayurvedic medicine to promote energy levels, vitality and longevity. The active compounds in Ashwagandha offer a wide range of health benefits, including healthy thyroid and immune function, mood support and balanced stress levels: withanolide compounds in Ashwagandha can help the body’s ability to withstand stress.
Cortisol is an adrenal hormone that has been linked to free radical-induced damage to nerve cells and the resulting cognitive decline that comes with age. Ashwagandha can support the body’s release of cortisol, which can assist neuronal cell health and longevity.
Ashwagandha has also been known to improve healthy energy metabolism, immune function and to support normal inflammatory responses in the body.
Ashwagandha Extract by Seeking Health is formulated with a standardised ashwagandha extract that provides a potent, 467mg, including 4.5% withanolides or active compounds.