Friday, 26 July 2013

Ashwagandha Capsules for Anxiety Treatment

What is Ashwagandha?

Ashwagandha or Withania somnifera is an ayurvedic herb that has been used for centuries in India as an adaptogenic herbal remedy to improve overall health, vitality and longevity. It is a short shrub that grows naturally all around the Indian subcontinent; but is also native to the Middle East and North Africa. Ashwagandha is now also grown in North America and other temperate climates as its popularity increases. In western countries, Ashwagandha is also referred to as Winter Cherry.
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The Ashwagandha plant itself is a hardy small woody shrub with small flowers and distinctive red seeds. The shrub can grow from 150 to 200 cm tall. The plant can thrive in moderate drought conditions and is often found where other plants cannot survive. Ashwagandha naturally occurs in all areas of South Asia up to a moderate altitude. It is a member of the same family of plants that includes the common tomato, the Solanacaeae family. The plant displays small flowers and small berry like fruit. The flowers have a central yellow section and light green petals that look like mini leaves. The Ashwagandha shrub has a dominant central stem supporting radially extending branches. The central stem and branches are covered with small wool like hairs.
It is actually the plant root and seeds that are used in ayurvedic medicine. The roots of Ashwagandha can occur as one long thick structure, similar in shape to an extra large carrot, or it can occur as a subsystem of various inter-twined roots. The leaves of the plant are not compound leaves (ie. they are simple leaves) and are generally about 8 to 12 cm in length. Ashwagandha seeds are small and have a berry like red appearance; they are generally less than 1 cm in diameter. The plant flowers all year round and the Ashwagandha flowers are small and usually a greenish yellow color. The word Aswhagandha in Sanskrit literally translates to 'smell of a horse'; probably owing to the fact that the ground root has a smell that is reminiscent of a horse.

Describe About Ashwagandha Capsules.

Ashwagandha capsules of Planet Ayurveda are made from ashwagandha extract. Extract is more pure form of ashwagandha and is more beneficial for health. Ashwagandha capsules go under quality analysis test and is safe for usage in anxiety. These capsules are 100% vegetarian and has no side effects. This herbal remedy is best medicine for anxiety. Ashwagandha capsules are used as Ayurvedic medicine for a number of health conditions. Many people use this herb for general vitality, Rather than providing restless energy, ashwagandha often causes relaxation.

How Ashwagandha Capsules Benefit in Anxiety?

  1. Stress reliever:  Ashwagandha capsules  is a herbal remedy for anxiety as it is effective for insomnia but does not act as a sedative. Its rejuvenative and nervine properties produce energy which in turn help the body to settle and sleep. Thus it helps the body to address a stress related condition rather than masking it with sedatives. A herb that rejuvenates the nervous system, erases insomnia and eases stress.
  2. Prevents from Anxiety induced ulcers:  Ashwagandha capsules has also been shown to lower blood pressure and is highly effective in stopping the formation of anxiety induced ulcers.
  3. Feeling of well being:  One of the special properties of Ashwagandha is that it will enhance ojas. Ojas is the most subtle, refined level of the physical body and is the end result of healthy food which is properly digested. It is responsible for a healthy immune system, physical strength, lustrous complexion, clarity of mind and sense of Well being.
  4. Acts as Rasayana:  these capsules acts as rasayana and helps in rejuvenating  the body.
  5. Edematous condition : Useful in management of edematous conditions. it helps clear impurities from the various channels of the body. 
  6. Increases strength: The capsules benefits in increasing strength as these are well known for its “balya” effect.
  7. Pacifies Kapha and Vata Doshas:  It is useful in management of all diseases originating from aggravated Kapha and Vata. Thus benefits in anxiety disorder.
  8. Lowers mental pressure: This herbal remedy benefits in anxiety as it reduces mental tension and produces a feeling of calmness.

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Sunil Kumar Sunil Kumar work for Planet Ayurveda. Planet Ayurveda is a leading Ayurvedic medicines manufacturer and supplier in India. Click on Link to View All Ayurvedic medicines of Planet Ayurveda Company - These Ayurvedic medicines are prepared from using best quality herbs and strictly follow the principles of Ayurveda.
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