A woman’s body undergoes many transformations throughout her life. Be it embracing puberty, adolescence, motherhood or menopause each phase needs special care and nourishment.
Ashwagandha is the perfect aid that takes care of each need of the body at every phase. It is a highly acclaimed adaptogen with oodles of benefits that work wonders for the body. The mystic root boasts a whole load of psychological and physical health benefits but it is hailed for its capability to boost women’s health.
Be it infertility or the uncomfortable symptoms of the menopause, this super-food is the key. Many researches on this traditional medicine have unveiled many of its mystic powers and many benefits are yet under scrutinization.
Ashwagandha for fertility
Ashwagandha has been used for ages as a natural fertility booster. It cures the underlying causes of infertility, like nutrient deficiencies, hormone imbalance, stress, illness etc. thus supporting a healthy reproductive system. It further aids in increasing sexual desire and satisfaction in women by increasing blood flow and reducing tension.
Ashwagandha during Menopausal support
Ashwagandha is blessed with hormone-balancing powers which are very effective in combating menopausal syndromes. It helps in controlling the uncomfortable pre-menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, anxiety, depression, and mood swings. Its adaptogenic nature has a magical effect in reducing stress, anxiety, fatigue and enhancing mood.
Ashwagandha for boosting brain power
Forgetfulness, clumsiness and amnesia are very common problems that come with age and are treated as a pot of jokes. But these issues need to be resolved in due time. Ashwagandha is beneficial in boosting brain and memory power. It is loaded with antioxidants that scavenge the free radicals responsible for neuro-degeneration. Regular intake of Ashwagandha shows improvement in memory, executive function, attention and information processing speed.
Ashwagandha for healthy bones
Lack of nutrients, pregnancy and many other reasons lead to degeneration of bones in women. Osteoporosis, arthritis and other bone and joint pains are very common among women in their middle age. Ashwagandha extract is very effective in increasing bone formation, preventing bone loss and improving bone strength.
Ashwagandha for graceful aging
Ashwagandha being a potent antioxidant is very effective in preventing oxidative stress in delaying the signs of aging. It protects the body against free radical damage and reduces the effect of wrinkles, fine lines, greying of hair, dementia, joint inflammation etc. which are usual sign of aging.
Ashwagandha for weight loss
Ashwagandha is a great adaptogen that works magic in reducing stress. Stress in one of the major reason for obesity and weight gain. Chronic stress increases hunger, along with the tendency to snack which contributes to unhealthy weight gain.
Ashwagandha for depression
This includes an overall reduction in the sense of anxiety and an increase in the reported quality of life
Protect against breast cancer
Ashwagandha is potent in inhibiting the growth and activity of tumor affecting cell division in certain breast cancers. It further prevents the cancer from spreading to other body parts by affecting its invasiveness and metastasis capacity.
Research on the efficacy of Ashwagandha is still under analysis and scientists believe there are yet many folds of the potent herb that are yet to be revealed.
Dr. Nirupama, Ayurvedic Physician, AyurCentral, Basaveshwar nagar, Bangalore
AyurCentral, No.578, Near Gurusagar hotel, Opp Axix Bank, 3rd Stage, 4th Block, Near Water tank,
Basaveshwara nagar, Bangalore – 560079
Phone : +91 80 4122 1019