What is Ashwagandha?
Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), also known as Indian ginseng, winter cherry, is an important Indian herb for over 3000 years and widely used as functional food. The name Ashwagandha comes from the translation 'Smell of Horse', which is thought to be due to two main reasons; the root itself smells like a horse, and the root is supposed to imbibe one with the strength and virility of a horse. The major biochemical constituents of Ashwagandha root are steroidal alkaloids and steroidal lactones in a class of constituents called with anolides.
How Ashwagandha works?
The withanolides serve as an important hormone precursor that can convert into human physiologic hormones as needed, thus Ashwagandha promotes Stress-Relief & General Well-being. Ashwagandha isknown as an ‘adaptogen’ due to its amphoteric properties which assists the body adapt to the negative effects of chronic Stress by its multi action:
Why should I choose BestSource Nutrition’s Ashwagandha Root Extract?
- Source of energy & vitality
- Builds immunity
- Improves stamina
BestSource Nutrition’s Ashwagandha comes in the form of vegetarian capsules. It comes as an extract from ashwagandha root and is standardized to 1.5% withanolides. Extract are more potent than powders. Our manufacturing process is carefully managed from harvest to formulation using state of the art technology to guarantee highest quality of Ashwagandha root extract.
What is a suggested dosage of Ashwagandha supplement?
For adults, take one (1) capsule daily preferably with a meal. Swallow the Ashwagandha Veg Capsule whole. Do not puncture or open the Veg Capsule.
What happens if I miss a dose?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose?
Seek emergency medical attention. What are the risks of taking Ashwagandha supplement?
Ashwagandha in large doses might cause upset stomach, diarrohea, and vomiting.Drug Interactions:
Consult your health care provider if you are on any medication especially diabetes, thyroid, blood pressure, stomach ulcer, autoimmune disease (lupus, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, etc.). Risks:
People who are pregnant should avoid Ashwagandha as it can cause miscarriage. Avoid use when you are nursing. Caution:
If you are allergic or hypersensitive to Ashwagandha then avoid or use Ashwagandha supplements cautiously.
What should I avoid?
Stop taking Ashwagandha at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
How should I store Ashwagandha supplement?
Store at a cool and dry place away from sunlight & moisture. Do not freeze supplement. Safely throw away veg capsule that is out of date or no longer needed. Keep out of the reach of children.
How should I open child-lock cap of bottle?
1. Grasp the bottle tightly in two hands.
2. Press down on the lid while simultaneously turning it in the direction of arrow.
3. Remove the cap.
4. After removing Veg Capsule, replace the cap in same manner.