Ashwagandha is an amazing plant. It is probably one of the most well-known and popular herbs in Ayurvedic medicine and for good reason. It offers many helpful benefits to the majority of people who use it, and with minimal side effects.
Recently, I recorded a number of videos on different aspects of Ashwagandha that you might be interested in. If you watch them all back to back, they might be a bit repetitive as I certainly repeat myself, but I wanted to create these for those searching in these specific areas around this great root.
Ashwagandha Benefits for Men
Some of the most notable benefits for men is with the support of testosterone, the lowering of cortisol, and how it can support both sleep and stress.
Learn more about the inverse relationship of testosterone and cortisol in the next video, as well as the science that shows Ashwagandha’s effects on human testosterone levels.
Ashwagandha and Testosterone
Ashwagandha Benefits for Women
The same benefits for men also apply to women. In fact, managing stress and sleep maybe even more important for women. Plus, Ashwagandha’s support of thyroid, specifically hypothyroid, is another one of its great benefits.
Since women typically have more thyroid issues than men, you can find a few more details on how this works in the next video.
Ashwagandha for Thyroid Health
In addition, Ashwagandha may also be a useful herb to include in a weight loss plan. While it will not help you lose weight faster or change your metabolism or digestive functions, its stress-management and relieving effects could be helpful for people who eat in response to stress.
Ashwagandha for Weight Loss
Ashwagandha Side Effects
Earlier, I stated that Ashwagandha works for many people with a minimum of side effects. But nothing works for everyone. This video details how Ashwagandha can have a sedative effect for a minority of people (which may be a great effect or a side effect depending on how you look at it), and how it could possibly make hyperthyroid symptoms worsen or cause digestive upset when using raw root powders.
What is the Best Brand of Ashwagandha?
You’re watching this here at Lost Empire Herbs, so you know I’m going to talk about our amazing USA developed, biodynamically farmed, spagyric tincture. I’m not talking about this because we sell it, so much as the reason we sell it is because it is truly awesome. But that is not all this video is about.
You’ll also learn more about two of the most popular brand-name manufacturers of Ashwagandha, KSM-66®, and Sensoril®.
Plus, there’s plenty more to learn about Ashwagandha than what we’ve covered here.
Check out our main page, it has details about the research behind Ashwagandha, how our tincture is farmed, processed, and much more.