Study: Ashwagandha extract can be used to improve sleep quality and relieve stress

Finding it hard to fall asleep? Ashwagandha root may be for you. Ashwagandha, also known as Withania somnifera or Indian ginseng, is a medicinal herb native to India and North Africa. It has been used for over 3,000 years to relieve stress, as well as to increase energy levels and improve concentration. A recent study published in the journal Cureus suggests it … Continue reading Study: Ashwagandha extract can be used to improve sleep quality and relieve stress

Research suggests that medicinal herbs green chiretta and ashwagandha are good sources of phytochemicals

Since ancient times, various herbs have been used by traditional healers to treat ailments that afflict both humans and animals. The medicinal properties of these herbs come from their phytonutrient content, which they produce to either aid in metabolism or as a byproduct of the said process. Phytonutrients are mainly classified into carotenoids and polyphenols. Carotenoids are … Continue reading Research suggests that medicinal herbs green chiretta and ashwagandha are good sources of phytochemicals

Ashwagandha: Discover the health benefits of this popular ancient adaptogen

Ashwagandha is an adaptogen, a class of medicinal herbs prescribed to alleviate stress and fatigue. Also called Indian ginseng, it has recently gained immense popularity as a health supplement that helps people deal with chronic stress. Adaptogens restore and promote balance. These nonspecific herbal remedies respond to the body’s needs. If the user feels nervous, adaptogens will exert a … Continue reading Ashwagandha: Discover the health benefits of this popular ancient adaptogen

Herbs for anxiety: Experts share the science behind some that are most effective

As the most common mental illness in America, almost a fifth of the population suffers from anxiety disorders each year. This feeling of fear, unease or worry can range from mild to severe and can also signify conditions such as phobias, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Anti-anxiety meds only give people even more … Continue reading Herbs for anxiety: Experts share the science behind some that are most effective