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Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is a powerful adaptogenic herb. It’s also known as “Ayurvedic Ginseng” or “Indian Ginseng” because it comes from the traditional medical system of India. Used for centuries to prevent fatigue and burnout and improve the immune response, it’s said to give additional life force or chi to those who need it. 

The main bioactive compounds in ashwagandha are withanolides. But scientists have also identified alkaloids and other constituents with therapeutic value. The most studied compound in ashwagandha root is Withaferin A. 

Some of the researched benefits of Withaferin A and Ashwagandha, in general, include the following: 

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Bottle of ashwagandha liquid tincture

Remember, the Swiss watch of the body’s systems is a delicate balance! For more information, to test your systemic functions, and to discover triggers, contact a Wellness Way clinic. We can help you understand how your body is functioning and the best ways to support it!