Ashwagandha is a miracle herb with various benefits. The growing recognition of Ashwagandha powder has made it a treatment of choice for significant inflammatory and sexual dysfunctions. Ashwagandha is an adaptogen, aphrodisiac, anti-inflammatory, hormone regulator, and improves immunity and general health.
It not only provides symptomatic relief, but it fixes the imbalances that can give rise to significant diseases. It alleviates the root cause and prevents the onset in the first place.
Listing down here the recommended Ashwagandha Powder dosages for different conditions:
Stress and Anxiety
Stress can lead to underperformance and worsen existing clinical conditions. Adaptogenic herbs help by reducing stress and anxiety and adapts the body to bear the emotional strain. Ashwagandha is a powerful adaptogen that rejuvenates the body and decreases stress levels. 300-500mg of Ashwagandha powder consumption for 2-3 months is recommended to treat mild-moderate depression and anxiety.
Anxiety and stress are the root causes of erectile dysfunction. Ashwagandha root extracts containing withanolides stimulate the blood flow to penile musculature, providing a firm erection during intercourse. An intake of 500mg once a day for 2-3 months will improve the level of testosterone, lowers down the stress, and improve the erectile function gradually.
The most common aetiology for the onset of Premature ejaculation is stress. Ashwagandha is an adaptogenic herb that improves the resiliency of the body towards stress and helps to build control over ejaculation. Consuming 300-500 mg Ashwagandha powder every day for 2-3 months can fix.
Supplementation of 200-400mg Ashwagandha powder per day has significantly improved muscle strength and muscle mass. It also potentiates muscle recovery after intense training.
Ashwagandha lowers down inflammatory reactions in the joints, muscles, or other organs. It is a health-centric herb that improves the overall immunity against bacterial infections. 250-500mg is the suggested dose for boosting immunity.
Ashwagandha improves neuronal function by acting on specific receptors that enhance memory. It is used as an adjunct in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. A dosage of 500g – 2g improves your task-performance and concentration level. It is especially recommended for those who forgot the anniversary date last time!
Who should not take Ashwagandha powder?
The possibility of side-effects is very low even on prolong usage, but the body can show either of the following symptoms:
- Gastric reflux and Gastric ulcers
- Low Blood Pressure
- Sleepiness or drowsiness
- Stuffy nose
- Dry mouth
- Interference with diabetic medicine, immunosuppressants, thyroid function.
Ashwagandha powder does not work overnight. You can avail all health benefits after some time. Regular consumption of Ashwagandha as directed by your doctor or naturopath and a healthy lifestyle will practically cost you nothing and restores a youthful state of the body and mind.
Always keep a log on the dose and duration of its consumption and do not voluntarily increase the dose for quicker results because that won’t happen. Report to your healthcare provider in cases of overdose or the presence of any side-effect
Medically reviewed by Rishabh Verma, RP