Ashwagandha is known as a great stress reducer but it ha salso many other benefits connected mainly with male hormone production. Here are 5 ways ashwagandha can change your life by improving yout energy, strength, immunity and stamina.
1. Gain more power
Ashwagandha can drastically increase power output. Researchers noticed a huge strength increase in young man taking 300 mg of ashwagandha extract twice a day for 8 weeks. They bench press 1 rep max rocketed by almost 20 kilos! Scientists also noticed muscle size growth and increased testosterone.
2. Have more stamina
The cyclists who have taken 500 mg of ashwagandha extract for 8 weeks noticed a huge improvement in VO2 max and time to exhaustion. They were able to exercise 7,2% longer than before supplementation.
3. Increase testosterone
From 10 to even 22%. That’s the increase in the main male hormone that research noticed after giving 5 grams os ashwagandha for 3 months. Considering that testosterone affects a lot of health factors, there were also other benefits for the group taking ashwagandha- form faster recovery to increased energy during the day.
4. Support natural killer cells
Natural killer cells are like special forces inside our bodies. They can fight almost every disease and noticeably increase immune system strength. Research show that supplementation of 300 mg of ashwagandha increase natural killer cells activity.
5. Subjective well-being booster
Ashwagandha is well known for decreasing cortisol – the stress hormone. After 60 days of ashwagandha supplementation (125-500 mg) the anxiety and general well being was improved. What is interesting as small doses of 125 mg ashwagandha caused 14 % decrease in cortisol, but 500 mg dose increased it twice as much!
For even stronger results try combining ashwagandha with other herbs as Tribulus Terrestris or Fenugreek. You will find such combination in ASHWAGANDHA 800.