Ayurveda or Ayurvedic medicine is practiced by hundreds of millions of people in the Indian subcontinent. Marketed as a form of safe, healthy, and effective alternative treatment, most Ayurvedic products sold as herbal medicine.
Many medicinal herbs in Ayurvedic medicine and is sold as an adaptogen on the internet. A rare medical term to date, an adaptogen is defined as a natural substance that is considered as the natural supplement for stress relief.
Ashwagandha is a plant whose roots used for remedial purposes. Also identified as Indian ginseng, a traditional medicine said to cure a list of injuries, illness, and disease.
According to historical records, ashwagandha has been around for more than three thousand years now. With that said, it did not undergo rigorous testing to date.
Considered as a wonder drug in the Hindu traditional medicine, Ashwagandha has been used to treat all diseases and disorders like worry, arthritis, insomnia, asthma, bronchitis, tuberculosis, liver disease, menstrual problems, hiccups, leukoderma, inflammation, senescence, etc.
If we believe these claims, ashwagandha can help treat everything from aging cancer, making it the most miraculous drug in history.
Tests on Withania somnifera, the Latin name for ashwagandha, it has been revealed that the two main chemical constituents are alkaloids and steroidal lactones. A natural compound has proven anti-inflammatory effects. The combined benefits of the two constituents also have a positive impact on mental health, particularly at the level of high anxiety.