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12 Health Benefits of Ashwagandha - the Overall Immunity Booster

What is Ashwagandha?

The overall immunity booster, Ashwagandha is described as the 'Indian Ginseng' in Ayurvedic, Indian and Unani medicine. It is called WithaniaSomnifera in Latin and is a plant that hails from the same family as tomato.

It is known to be native to dry regions of India, North Africa and the Middle East.

The name 'Ashwagandha' has been derived from the Sanskrit words 'Ashva', which means horse and 'Gandha' which means smell. This is due to the fact that Ashwagandha has a strong smell which is described as 'horse-like'.

What is KSM-66 Ashwagandha?

KSM-66 Ashwagandha is a full-spectrum extract of Ashwagandha root. It is produced using a unique extraction technique which follows the principles of "Green Chemistry".

It is an organic root extract, a powerful adaptogen which is Clinically proven to inhibit stress and anxiety.



Ashwagandha is both scientifically proven and organically believed to be an overall immunity booster. It is known to have multiple benefits for the human body.

Let's explore some of these benefits!

  1. Boosts Immunity

Ashwagandha is known to possess myriad anti-oxidant properties through which it manages to improve the overall immunity of the body. It builds up defense walls against potential diseases and protects the cells from damage by free radicals.

Through these actions, the body becomes immune to diseases nd cellular damage.

  1. Keeps Stress at Bay

Regular and consistent intake of Ashwagandha leads to improvement in one's mental health. It has been known for years now for its properties of lowering stress and anxiety in individuals.

Ashwagandha primarily brings down the levels of serum cortisol, which enhances one's ability to fight off stress and anxiety.

What's more, Ashwagandha is also known to bring serenity and calmness in one's life, along with improving focus.

  1. Improves Memory and Cognition

Along with being an immunity booster, Ashwagandha is also a brain booster, due to its ability to improve one's memory and cognition significantly.

It helps to reduce forgetfulness and related anxiety by sharpening up an individual's retention power.

  1. Improves Stamina & Muscle Strength

Ashwagandha consumption is known to benefit exponentially in improving body stamina and muscle strength.

It can promote physical strength along with muscle endurance by increasing the level of hormones in one's body.

Ashwagandha also helps in reducing muscle pain, thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties!

  1. Increases Vitality and Performance

Ashwagandha, specially KSM-66 Ashwagandha has been clinically proven to promote healthy levels of testosterone production in males through regulation of the levels of sex hormones.

It also helps in curing erectile dysfunction by reducing the levels of stress, a common cause for the same.

  1. Controls Cholesterol

It is essential to control high cholesterol levels in the body, lest they start posing risk to one's heart.

Consistent consumption of Ashwagandha helps to control cholesterol levels by reducing the levels of LDL as well as decreasing the concentration of triglycerides.

  1. Beneficial for Bones

Ashwagandha helps to retain bone health naturally overtime. It helps in improving body mass and thus prevents bone damage.

Regular Ashwagandha intake can reduce the risks of fractures and lead to a strong skeletal with healthy bones.

  1. Leads to Sound Sleep

By bringing down the levels of serum cortisol in one's body, Ashwagandha is known to cure disorders like insomnia.

Further, Ashwagandha contains triethylene glycol, which helps in inducing sleep.

  1. Improves Hair Strength

Ashwagandha can be used to strengthen hair, as applying this extract to one's scalp is known to benefit hair strength.

Continuous application of Ashwagandha on the scalp can also lead to the elimination of dandruff along with prevention of premature graying of hair.

  1. Beneficial for those having Thyroid

It has been clinically proven that Ashwagandha can prove significantly beneficial for those wanting to cure thyroid.

Ashwagandha has constituents like alkaloids and saponin which work actively to balance thyroid hormones, thereby proving beneficial.

  1. Helps in Controlling Seizures

Ashwagandha can prove immensely useful and beneficial for people who tend to suffer from seizures, convulsions and fits.

It has anti-convulsant properties which can benefit if ingested consistently.

  1. Helps in Weight Loss

That's right! Ashwagandha helps in losing weight.

High cortisol levels in the body lead to heightened hunger and increased food cravings, which ultimately result in weight gain. Ashwagandha decreases the cortisol levels in the body, thereby helping one in losing weight.



Ashwagandha is truly an overall immunity booster which helps one in getting fitter, healthier and stronger.

Having a robust immune system is the need of the hour in this fast-paced world, and Ashwagandha is here to help!

Order your KSM-66 Ashwagandha Capsules by Vedasnest now and make your way to healthy living!


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