Ashwagandha is the one of the revered and respected herbs of ayurvedic medicine. It is one of the most prominent rasayana. Ashwagandha promotes youth and mental health and expands happiness. It promotes health and wellness in all ages and all ailments.
Ashwagandha is also beneficial for those who are over worked and have a lack of sleep.(in my opinion, this particular line resonates with all of us working professionals who are under a lot of stress of achieving more and ultimately end up being over worked with less sleep.) It is also aphrodisiac, adaptogen, nervine tonic, sedative and an astringent. It is generally indicated for use in :- general debility including sexual disabilities, excessive exhaustion, old age, malnutrition, muscle loss, stress, infertility and many more ailments.
Charaka samhita says(vol. 111. Page 8.) “A person undergoing rejuvenation therapy (Ashwagandha) attains longevity, memory, intellect, freedom from disease, youth, excellence of lustier complexion and voice, excellent potentiality of the body and sense organs and brilliance”.
Ashwagandha when integrated into diet combined with healthy lifestyle proves to bring health and wellness to the body and mind. The integration of this herb into daily life can also facilitate a clearer mind in order to make better healthful decisions , so that one may have a youthful and disease free life.
“Disease can be described as anything causing a lack of ease therefore stress can be considered as huge diseases affecting our society”.
With a life that is in a constant state of a movement and is always in need of being faster and more productive it is no wonder people are turning to anything that can help them combat the stress. While lifestyle is a huge reason for the stress there are many herbs that can help combat these stressors of daily life. Ashwagandha has amazing effects on keeping the body healthy and healing its from diseases as well as its stress fighting attributes.
Ashwagandha has been described as having the smell of a horse and giving the vitality and sexual energy of horse. It has been shows to improve sexual desire and proven to promote men’s reproductive health and even increase sperm count in men with infertility. As per a study men with oligospermia or low sperm count were given Ashwagandha for ninety days showed 167% increase in the sperm count, a 53% increase in volume and 57% increase in the motility of the sperm compared to placebo.
Ashwagandha is one of the most respected herbs that pacifies all three doshas i.e. it works well with all types of people. Its vast uses and ability to work with many different body system and tissues as well as fight against many different ailments makes it the most respected. This herbs vast wealth of healing properties ranges from building up tissues that has been depleted as result of illness to fight against abnormal tissue that attacks the body the way cancer does, from being antibacterial to antifungal to calming mind clearing stress. A truly magical healer when it is combined with diet and lifestyle bring freedom from disease, as well as bring youth back to the body, promote longevity, memory function and expand happiness.
With so many benefits, Ashwangandha is something to be integrated into all of our daily lives and diets in order to promote youth and expand happiness in not only ourselves but the world as well, creating a world free from disease would ultimately cause a happier more peaceful world because not only would health no longer be an issue or source of worry as healthier people, individuals would feel more happy and alive, spreading that good feeling everywhere they go. Lifetree Ashwagandha is a good source of Ashwagandha help you combat stress.
Caution:- Person having serve congestion should not take ashwagandha, as ashwagandha aggravates congestion.