Living with stress is part of living in todayís world. Stress is your bodyís natural response to everyday physical, emotional and environmental demands. You canít avoid this stress altogether, but using Avesta Ashwagandha, combined with a healthy diet and lifestyle changes, can help minimize its negative effects.
The Science of Ashwagandha
Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is renowned as an herbal adaptogen. In the Indian Ayurvedic tradition it is used as a Rasayana, a dietary supplement or practice promoting rejuvenation, mental and physical health, as well as providing a defense against aging and challenging environmental factors. Ashwagandha root has been shown to protect brain cells from oxidative damage caused by exposure to stressors1.
Take 1 (500 mg) capsule, one to two times per day or as directed by your health care practitioner. Best results are achieved after 30 days. Not to be taken during pregnancy; nor combined with anticoagulants, antidepressants, sedatives, narcotics, anti-anxiety agents, thyroid medication, hypoglycemic agents, or diuretics.If nursing a baby or taking any prescription drugs, seek the advice of a health professional before using this product.
In Ayurveda there are seven basic body constitutions resulting from the predominance of one or more energetic influences or Doshas. The Doshas, Vata, Pitta and Kapha, influence physical, mental and spiritual health. Everyone is considered to be a unique combination of these three body influences. Your natural Doshic state of balance is called Prakruti. Ashwagandha is used for general health, managing stress and to enhance physical and mental stamina. It can also have numerous balancing benefits for the Doshas.
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Guide To Being Well - Stress Reducers & Energizers
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Please remember that this information is not meant to substitute for a consultation with your physician, or another health care professional. Speak with your doctor if you have questions about primary care, or about any medical problem.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, but rather are dietary supplements intended solely for nutritional use.