Today we are more aware than ever of the importance of our diet when it comes to general health and well-being. We are constantly striving for further education and nutritional supplements that offer either a range or specific benefits.
With a history of medical use stretching back to 6000 BC, Ashwagandha, also known as Withania somnifera, is one of the oldest known medicinal herbs and is well-established as a rejuvenate and adaptogenic herb. It is particularly helpful for stress management, helps with concentration and learning, can be useful in managing blood sugar levels and cholesterol and can have positive effects on fertility as well. Healthy aging, improved heart health, and general well-being are also benefits associated with Ashwagandha.
With such a choice of superfoods out there knowing which is best for your circumstances can be difficult, which is why we put together this Ashwagandha FAQ to ensure you have all the information you need to get the best out of Ashwagandha.
Q: What is the active ingredient(s) in Ashwagandha
A: The active ingredients in Ashwagandha are Flavonoids known as 'Withanolides' which are responsible for most of its health benefits.
Q: Does Ashwagandha Powder contain anything other ingredients?
A: No, Superfood World Organic Ashwagandha Powder only contains 100% Organic Ashwagandha Root Powder unlike many capsule supplements which often contain artificial binders and fillers.
Q: Is Ashwagandha free of allergens and GMOs?
A: Superfood World Organic Ashwagandha powder is guaranteed free of GMO’s, Certified Organic by Organic Farmers & Growers in the UK and is gluten free.
Q: Is Ashwagandha suitable for Vegans / Vegetarians?
A: As an all-natural product, Ashwagandha is ideal for Vegetarians and Vegans. Superfood World Organic Ashwagandha Root Powder is accredited by both the Vegan Society and the Vegetarian Society.
Q: How long do I have to take Ashwagandha before I see any benefits?
A: When using any natural supplement, including Ashwagandha, it is important to remember that they are not designed or engineered in the way over the counter and prescription drugs are. You should not expect the same instant results, instead, you see benefits over time, as your body makes use of the natural compounds to heal itself. Like any natural supplement, you should take Ashwagandha for between 4 to 8 weeks at minimum before you begin to feel the benefits throughout your body. When using natural supplements, it is also worth remembering that you can get the most benefit from them when taken as part of a healthy diet and a sensible exercise program to assist the body transformation.
Q: What are the side effects, interactions, and/or contraindications, if any, associated with Ashwagandha?
A: In general, Ashwagandha is entirely safe to take, however it should not be taken by pregnant or lactating women, and is also not recommended for anyone undertaking a course of medicine that suppresses the immune system in any way. If you are diabetic, have ulcers, low blood pressure or other known medical condition, please consult your doctor before taking this product.
Q: Is Ashwagandha safe for long-term use?
A: When used as instructed and under the guidance of a herbalist or other healthcare provider, Ashwagandha is entirely safe for both short and long-term use.
With many clear and attractive benefits, Ashwagandha presents a genuine superfood that lives up to the name.
It provides extensive health benefits, and contributes to the general well-being of the body from mind to muscles alike, giving you benefits in all aspects of health in a safe, all-natural product. From stress relief and concentration, alertness, and focus, to sexual potency and managing cholesterol levels, Ashwagandha brings incredible health benefits to all aspects of your life. As the most used, most effective and potent of the Ayurvedic medicinal herbs, this amazing supplement offers a true chance at making real health changes in your life.
You can start quickly and feel the benefits in just a few weeks, and because everything is natural and safe, there really are no excuses. Start that road to a better you today with your first order of Ashwagandha, and live a healthy life!