Stress is one of the greatest contributors to poor health in developed countries. Stress especially chronic stress affects all systems in our body. Chronic stress is linked to poor sleep, depression, immune suppression, ageing, fatigue, cardiovascular disease, weight gain, dementia, hormonal imbalance, inflammation to name a few.
KSM-66 Aswagandha® (Withania somnifera) – known as the wonder ingredient!
A high quality organic extract clinically researched and standardised, only uses the roots of the plant where the goodness is found.
KSM-66 Aswagandha® (Withania somnifera) is the gold standard, branded, full-spectrum extract, with the highest concentration of all major root only extracts available on the market today. It is produced using a unique proprietary extraction process, based on “Green Chemistry” principles, without using alcohol or any other chemical solvent.
KSM-66 Ashwagandha has been clinically proven to:
- Help reduce stress, anxiety, cortisol levels and stress-related food cravings*
- Help promote enhanced memory and cognitive function*
- Help promote endurance, strength, muscle size and muscle recovery rate*
- Help enhance sexual performance health in both men and women, and testosterone in men*
“Clinical research on 600mg of this extract has shown to reduce stress, anxiety and depression in adults with a history of chronic stress, it was also shown to help mental health, social functioning and sleep. Blood cortisol levels were also found to be lower in the extract group compared to controls.“
Ashwagandha is an Ayurvedic herb and is prized for its many health benefits as it is considered a rasayana herb which means it helps promotes physical and mental health, vitality and longevity. Although it is energising and strengthening it can also help with sleep. It is also good for convalescence for those recovering from stress or illness.
Ashwagandha can be translated to horse-like smell – which refers not only to its smell but also its strengthening qualities.
Adaptogenic – increases the body’s resistance to stress (physical, environmental, emotional).
Adrenal tonic – protects the adrenal glands from the negative effects of stress
Cognitive improver – especially for stress induced brain fog
Neuroprotective – helps reduce brain degeneration or injury especially if stress induced
Antioxidant – protects cells from oxidation and free radicals
Haematopoiesis – increases red blood cell formation
Immunomodulation – increases white blood cells
Anti-microbial – has been found to inhibit bacteria and fungi
Anti-inflammatory – reduces inflammatory mediators
Anti-cancer – via reducing inflammation and oxidation
Anti-anxiety and depression – helps mental wellbeing
Blood sugar balance
Cardio-protective – tonic effects for the heart
Thyroid modulating – may help normalise thyroid function
Hepato-protective – protects the liver from damage from toxins