Know Why Ashwagandha Is A Game Changer

Also known as ‘Indian winter cherry’ or ‘Indian ginseng’, Ashwagandha is one of the most used ingredients in Ayurveda and is known for its healing properties. It can give magical results when it comes to increasing energy levels, relieving stress, and improving concentration. Recently, Nutritionist Lovneet Batra took to Instagram and shared the benefits of Ashwagandha. Let us know about some health benefits of Ashwagandha. 

  • As per nutritionist Loveneet Batra, Ashwagandha can improve the individual’s ability to deal with stress. Stress increases the secretion of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) which in turn increases the cortisol levels in the body. What Ashwagandha powder does is reduces the level of cortisol and helps to reduce stress and stress-related problem. 
  • Apart from fighting with stress and anxiety, ashwagandha contains several compounds including withaferin A (WA) that has powerful antidiabetic activity and can help in stimulating the cells to take in glucose from the bloodstream.
  • Ashwagandha can also help in safely increasing the levels of oestrogen, in turn lowering your FSH and LH back to a more comfortable level. This could help to relieve symptoms such as hot flashes and depression. Besides, ashwagandha herbs are packed with a compound called trimethylene glycol which can directly promote sleep in the body. 
  • Some known studies also suggest that Ashwagandha contains some compounds that can also help in reducing inflammation in the body. It is also believed that Ashwagandha roots have antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that can cure skin infections and can prevent acne. Moreover, it also boosts collagen in the skin and does the work of anti-aging. 

It is also believed that Ashwagandha also promotes good heart health. It can help in controlling high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and other heart diseases. Moreover, Ashwagandha is considered of the best ingredients in Ayurveda for boosting immunity. Not only this, it can heal fever and keep infections and allergies at bay.  

There were the top benefits of Ashwagandha. One can consume Ashwagandha as it is easily available in the market. It is available in form of tablets, capsules as well as powder. However, the best way to consume it is in the form of a 500-gm tablet with a glass of milk or room-temperature water, as prescribed by the doctor. As prescribed by Nutritionist Loveneet Batra, one can have it 1/2 tsp with a cup of milk or 1 tsp ghee before bedtime. Give it a try and let us know if it worked for you!!