Ashwagandha

Standardised to contain 5% withanolides

Indian panacea

Ashwagandha

PRINCIPAL INDICATIONS:

Emotional balance, Energy (fatigue), Sexuality (libido, men's sexuality), Sleep.

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Description: Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha (Withania somniferais an adaptogenic plant used in Ayurvedic medicine for over 3,000 years. Also known as “Indian Ginseng”, it is recognised as a remedy with powerful properties.

Extract of Ashwagandha root, standardised to contain 5% withanolides:

Due to its standardised withanolide content, Ashwagandha contributes to the health and strengthening of the body: it is the ultimate regulator.

Ashwagandha stimulates immune system defences, helping to avoid numerous illnesses and restoring vitality and energy.

It is also used to stimulate libido, enhance sexual function and combat infertility, since it improves and revitalises sperm quality and also combat premature ejaculation.

It also plays a role in combating mental fatigue, reducing the harmful effects of stress and depression. Its relaxant and calming properties promote restful sleep and relaxation.

Detailed information

The Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) plant is from the Solanaceae family. Botanically, it is characterised by its green leaves, small flowers and red seeds. It has a distinctive smell, and can grow up to two metres high, but the main part of the Ashwagandha is its root, which is divided into a long central stem and a mass of smaller, secondary roots.

Commonly known as Indian ginseng, Ashwagandha is the most famous of the Ayurvedic medicinal plants. Its root has been used as a rasayana – a therapeutic agent for rejuvenation and lengthening lifespan – for more than 3,000 years.

Following the principles of Ayurvedic medicine, in India Ashwagandha root is used by men and women alike, and is widely prescribed by doctors for adults with low libido, to restore vitality and enhance sexual function.

It is prescribed due to its adaptogenic properties, which improve overall immunity and resistance to different types of mental and physical stress.  In addition, unlike other stimulants such as caffeine, adaptogens have no side effects such as addiction, tolerance or sleep disorders.

PROPERTIES:

  • Causes an increase in antibodies through its increased immunostimulatory capacity.1
  • Its antioxidant activity boosts the aphrodisiac, antitumor and cardioprotective properties.2
  • Research supports its use as a mood stabiliser during anxiety and depression, by reducing tribulin levels in the brain (a marker of anxiety).3
  • Its adaptogenic properties have been tested for improving chronic stress.4
  • Increases the serum levels of the markers of semen quality, improving sperm mobility and count.5
  • Has a short-term chondroprotective effect on torn or damaged cartilage, by inhibiting type II collagenase.6

OUR EXTRACT:

Our Ashwagandha root extract is standardised to contain 5% withanolides, which come from triterpene lactones and are responsible for the numerous properties recognised and tested by multiple studies: stimulatory effect on the immune system, antioxidant activity, sexual tonic and stimulant against mental fatigue in times of stress and depression, increasing strength from within.

Bibliography

  1. Studies on the immunomodulatory effects of Ashwagandha. Mohammed Ziauddin et Al. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 1996
  2. Evidence for free radical scavenging activity of Ashwagandha root powder in mice. Sunanda Panda and Anand Kar. Indian J Physiol Pharmacol. 1997
  3. Anxiolytic-antidepressant activity of Withania somnifera glycowithanolides: an experimental study. S.K. Bhattacharya et Al. Phytomedicine. 2000
  4. Adaptogenic activity of Withania somnifera: an experimental study using a rat model of chronic stress. S K Bhattacharya et Al. Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior. 2003
  5. Withania somnifera improves semen quality by regulating reproductive hormone levels and oxidative stress in seminal plasma of infertile males. Mohammad Kaleem Ahmad et Al. American Society for Reproductive Medicine. 2009
  6. Chondroprotective potential of root extracts of Withania somnifera in osteoarthritis. Sumatran VN et Al. J. Biosci. 2007.
Updated on 2019/05/29

2 capsules contain: 800 mg dry extract of ashwagandha root (Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal) standardised to contain 5% withanolides (i.e. 40 mg).

Other ingredients:

Potato starch, vegetable-based capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose.

FOOD ALLERGENS:

This product does not contain allergens (in accordance with Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011) nor genetically modified organisms.

DIRECTIONS:

2 capsules per day with half a glass of water, two hours before bedtime.

WARNINGS:

Not recommended for pregnant or lactating women. Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.

ADVICES:

Does not replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. If you are undergoing medical treatment, seek your therapist's advice. For adult use only. Keep out of reach of young children.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:

Store in a cool dry place away from sunlight.

FABRICATION AND GUARANTEE:

This dietary supplement is manufactured by a GMP-compliant laboratory. GMPs are the Good Manufacturing Practice guidelines in force in the European pharmaceutical industry.
Their active principle content is guaranteed through regular tests, which can be viewed online.

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