Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is an ancient traditional herb used for variety of purposes. It’s also called Indian ginseng in case you’ve heard of that term used for ashwagandha.
Ashwagandha has many surprisingly, powerfully surprisingly and impactful broad-spectrum benefits. As you’ll see below ashwagandha has been shown in clinical studies to help energy, focus, mood, stress levels, cortisol reduction, inflammation, tumor deflation, cancer cell apoptosis, a testosterone booster, an immune system killer T cell booster, a sperm count and fertility booster, a muscle size and strength booster, cholesterol and triglyceride level improver plus, lower blood sugar levels on average plus other benefits…
On top of that our brand of ashwagandha is made with organic ashwagandha and organic black pepper to boost absorption of that ashwagandha. Organic foods have been shown to have 70% more nutrients and micronutrients on average. This is likely why our Velocity Supplements brand ashwagandha supplement feels much more potent than any we’ve taken in the past.
Since Ashwagandha is used for having more energy and concentration therefore it is a focus supplement and an energy supplement.
Similar to how curcumin is to turmeric, ashwagandha has withanolides which have benefits of note, in particular, being anti-inflammatory and thereby a tumor growth fighter.
Ashwagandha is also a blood sugar health supplement. Ashwagandha has shown to help lower blood sugar levels. It increases insulin secretion while improving insulin sensitivity at the same time. Ashwagandha has shown to reduce blood sugar in people with or without diabetes.
Several Studies have shown that ashwagandha has strong properties for being anti-cancer. Studies have shown to help induce apoptosis of cancer cells which means that it triggers cancer cells to die without harming good cells similarly to turmeric and ginger as well as saffron. Also ashwagandha has been shown to prevent the growth of new cancer cells. ashwagandha also makes cancer cells less resistant to apoptosis which means that they become less resistant to being killed off.
Here is a study that shows how ashwagandha triggered a reduction 70 to 80% of tumor growth in mice while preventing the spread of cancer to other Withaferin A (WFA), a bioactive compound isolated from the plant Withania somnifera (Ashwaganda aka Indian Ginseng). Another study. One more. And another. Yet another. Hmm here’s 1 more study.
Ashwagandha has also shown to help reduce cortisol levels. Having high cortisol levels on a continual basis can wreak havoc in the body. High cortisol levels can promote a higher average blood sugar.
Excess cortisol is known for increasing fat storage in the belly, increasing belly fat. Here’s a study that shows ashwagandha reducing cortisol by 30% Check out the PDF on this study.
Ashwagandha has also been taken for stress and anxiety. Ashwagandha reduces stress and anxiety as shown in the 60-day study that shows a 69% average reduction in sleep problems as well as general anxiety. And this study 88% reduction in stress.
Here are some more studies showing ashwagandha effectiveness in reducing stress and anxiety: 1 2 3
Ashwagandha has also shown to help reduce depression symptoms as seen in this study
Those looking to boost testosterone such as men in general or those who are looking to build muscle and strength will look to keep their cortisol levels lower so they also take ashwagandha.
And actually ashwagandha has shown to boost fertility, sperm count in men. On top of that improve semen quality increasing the ability, potential and probability of impregnation.
Here is a study that has shown ashwagandha increasing testosterone levels by 17% well as increasing sperm count 167%.
Here’s another study that shows not only a 15% increase in testosterone somebody 25%. In cortisol at the same time.
On top of that ashwagandha supplementation has proven to increase muscle strength and muscle mass. Who needs steroids when you have ashwagandha! Here’s a study that shows significant gains in muscle strength and size here’s another study that shows muscle gains just 30 days of taking only 752-1200 milligrams of ashwagandha a day.
And if you look at the supplement facts on our bottle; we have organic ashwagandha which should be more potent. Organic has 70% more nutrients and micronutrients on average versus organic. On top of that we have 10 mg of organic black pepper for boosting absorption! So just imagine if through this study you used our organic Velocity Supplements brand in these muscle and testosterone studies!
Ashwagandha has been shown to reduce inflammation. Inflammation in the body is generally caused by an over acidic scenario or kinetic damaged, such as in a joint sprain or if you eat too many acid-forming foods. Here is a study that shows a 36% decrease in cRP which is the C-reactive protein which is a marker that is used to measure heart disease risk.
Ashwagandha also has shown to boost the immune system by increasing killer T-cell activity.
Additionally ashwagandha is associated with helping lower cholesterol and triglycerides while also helping with the boosting of cognitive abilities and Improvement of memory.
Ashwagandha falls into the category of a possible health super habit type of supplement. We assume that you will not take any supplement without the consent of your knowledgeable healthcare professional especially if you are on other medications or have other known health problem or are pregnant. That said ashwagandha has been used for thousands of years and is quite a popular natural supplement throughout the world.
With Velocity Supplements you have one of the best ashwagandha supplements that we personally ever experienced. It feels more potent. It’s organic and organic foods are said to have 70% more nutrients and micronutrients on average versus non-organic.
Made With Organic Ashwhagandha & Black Pepper
- Immune Support*
- Fertility Support*
- Stress & Mood Support*
- Supports Heart Health*
- Energy Support*
- Blood Sugar Support*
- Anti-aging Support*
- Adrenal Support*
- Plus Other Benefits*
- Organic Ashwagandha, Antibiotic Free, Gluten Free, All Natural, Non Gmo, Sugar Free, Vegan Friendly, Vegetarian, Hormone Free, Made In The Usa, No Fillers Or Binders, Lactose Free, Free Of Top 8 Allergens.
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