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Savesta Ashwagandha -- 60 Vegetarian Capsules


Savesta Ashwagandha
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Savesta Ashwagandha -- 60 Vegetarian Capsules

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Savesta Ashwagandha Description

  • Highest Potency
  • Standardized • 5% Withanolides
  • Stress, Stamina and Brain Function
  • Soy, Wheat, Gluten and GMO Free
  • Bottles BPA Free

Helps to manage normal daily stress

Supports healthy brain function

 

Savesta Ashwagandha is the most pure and potent Ashwagandha extract available. Active constituents known as withanolides are thought responsible for many of its benefits. Typical Ashwagandha products only contain 1.5% withanolides. For maximum effectiveness this full spectrum extract is concentrated to 5% and is produced using only pure water and alcohol. Every batch of Savesta Ashwagandha is laboratory verified for potency and purity.


Directions

Take 1 capsule, one to two times per day or as directed by your health care practitioner.

Free Of
Soy, wheat, gluten, GMOs and BPA.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Servings per Container: 60
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Ashwagandha (Withania samnifera) root extract500 mg*
5% Withanolides25 mg*
*Daily value not established.
Other Ingredients: Vegetarian capsules, silicon dioxide, L-leucine, bamboo leaf extract 20:1 (phyllostachys nigra), microcrystalline cellulose.
Warnings

Not for use during pregnancy. If you are nursing or taking any prescription drugs, seek the advice of a health professional before using this product.

The product packaging you receive may contain additional details or may differ from what is shown on our website. We recommend that you reference the complete information included with your product before consumption and do not rely solely on the details shown on this page. For more information, please see our full disclaimer.
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Answers to All Your Ashwagandha Questions

Ashwagandha, long revered in Ayurveda, a traditional system of medicine practiced in India, is suddenly popping up everywhere in the West, in smoothie boosts, protein powders, bars and supplements. The root smells like horse (“ashwa” is Sanskrit for horse) and it is believed to endow people who take it with the power and virility of a horse. But what exactly does it do?

Ashwagandha Health Benefits Represented by Powered, Capsule and Root Forms of the Herb on a Wooden Table | Vitacost.com/blog

What is ashwagandha?

Ashwagandha is part of a larger class of adaptogenic herbs recently finding favor with the wellness crowd. Adaptogens are believed to adapt to your body’s needs, balancing energy levels, for example, if too high or low, and protecting your body from the toll of stress.

Ashwagandha, also known as Indian ginseng (although similar only in terms of benefits), is a hallmark Ayurvedic herb and considered a tonic with multiple properties. Its health benefits are linked to its high concentration of withanolides, considered the biologically active components of ashwagandha. 

What are some ashwagandha health benefits?

Ashwagandha is often used in supplement formulations for stress and mood. It is also used as a general tonic, to support energy levels, adrenal function, libido, health and longevity. Several small studies indicate ashwagandha supplements may be helpful for anxiety and stress, but more research is needed.

Are there specific ashwagandha benefits for women?

Because of its effect on stress reduction, some studies suggest a potential for ashwagandha to support women’s reproductive health. One small, recent study demonstrated that oral administration of ashwagandha may support sexual function in healthy women. 

How about ashwagandha benefits for men?

Ashwagandha has traditionally been used to support strength, sexual health and performance in men, and sexual health in both men and women. In one 3-month study in 75 men experiencing infertility, five grams of ashwagandha daily supported sperm count and motility. Another study suggested the herb’s potential to improve cognitive and physical performance. In a 2014 study, healthy men given 500 mg of ashwagandha per day for two weeks performed significantly better on tests for task performance and reaction time, compared to those given a placebo.

Are there ashwagandha side effects?

Although generally ashwagandha is well-tolerated, mild to moderate side effects such as headache, sleepiness and stomach upset have been reported in clinical studies. Rare cases of elevated liver enzymes and liver injury, allergic reactions, and rapid heartbeat have been noted. Consumers should be aware that ashwagandha can potentially lower blood pressure and blood sugar and increase thyroid hormone levels.

Is ashwagandha safe?

For most people, ashwagandha is considered a safe herb to take on a long-term daily basis. It’s always prudent, however, to consult your doctor before starting. There are three known red flags when it comes to taking ashwagandha:

  • If you have hormone-sensitive prostate cancer: Ashwagandha may increase testosterone levels.
  • If you take benzodiazepines, anticonvulsants or barbiturates: Lab and animal studies suggest ashwagandha may also have both sedative and central nervous system effects.
  • If you are pregnant: Ashwagandha may induce abortion at higher doses, so pregnant women should not use it.

How much ashwagandha should I take?

Based on factors like your current health, age, and the nature of your issues, ashwagandha dosage recommendations can vary. When it comes to all herbal remedies, it’s best to start with moderation—low and slow. Dosages vary depending on your specific needs, but 250 to 500 mg per day for at least one month seems to be a reasonable starting point.

What’s the best time to take ashwagandha?

You can take it at any time of day.

What should I look for in an ashwagandha supplement?

You can look for organic and non-GMO, of course. Make sure the ashwagandha is manufactured by a reputable company, as a 2014 study found some ashwagandha products to be contaminated by heavy metals.

Another tip: Some brands list the percentage of withanolides in the product. The withanolide content can help you determine the strength of the product. you want to look at the withanolide content. It should range from 1 percent to 10 percent (some feel that products with at least 2.5 percent withanolides are most effective). A good-quality supplement often includes this information, which ensures you get a product high in withanolides. The higher the withanolide content, the stronger the effects of the supplement.

These statements have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.

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