Used part: Root
Specification: Withanolide 2.5% -5%
Appearance: Brown fine powder
Test Method: HPLC
Certificates: ISO9001, ISO22000, HACCP, KOSHER
The active ingredient of Ashwagandha extract is Withanolides, which is also known as “Indian Ginseng” from ancient times. it’s been used in traditional Indian Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years, Ashwagandha root extract is classified as a Rasayana which means rejuvenation, and is expected to promote physical and mental health, and increase longevity. Historically Ashwagandha root has also been noted to have sex-enhancing properties. In modern life, growing consumer demand for clean label and natural remedies also presents a unique opportunity for this ingredient. As the concept of “medication is worse than food supplement” has become popular, Ashwagandha, as a natural substitute for synthetic drugs, not only meets consumers’ thirst for natural and clean label products, but also meets the health demands caused by the current fast-paced life and work.
Ashwagandha has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years and is a good adaptogen. Adaptogens are substances that increase “non-specific” resistance to the adverse effects of stress on the body and are commonly used to relieve stress, aid sleep, and boost immunity. Clinical studies have shown that Ashwagandha extract can help the body reduce stress over time.
1. Stress Relief
Ashwagandha root extract is classified by many herbalists as an adaptogen. Adaptogen is a specific substance believed to enhance your body’s ability to handle stress.
2. Improved Immune System Function
Ashwagandha root extract may also help boost the function of your immune system, which may make it easier for your body to fight off pathogenic invaders.
3. Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Tumor Activity
Steroidal constituents of ashwagandha, called withanolides, may act to decrease inflammation in your body, which may help reduce symptoms of pain or swelling.
4. Neurodegenerative Diseases
Studies show ashwagandha can slow, stop, and possibly reverse certain types of nerve cell damage. Therefore, enhance brain function, diminished depression and reduced anxiety.