Ashwagandha is classed as an adaptogen, meaning it may help the body cope better with stress. Supplementing with Ashwagandha root extract helps to relieve symptoms of mild anxiety, reduce sleeplessness, promote refreshing, deep sleep and shorten the time to fall asleep.

What Is Ashwagandha?

Heard a lot about ashwagandha lately? You’re not alone. Ashwagandha is classed as an adaptogenic herb, meaning that it has properties that help the body to adapt to stress. It is also known as Withania Somnifera or Indian ginseng. The ashwagandha plant is a small shrub with yellow flowers and small red berries containing small seeds. It is typically the root of the plant that is used medicinally, after it has been dried and processed, but the leaves are often used as well.Ashwagandha works by reducing the effect of stressors both chemically and physically by reducing cortisol levels. Cortisol is a hormone produced by the body and is predominantly involved in the fight-or-flight response, determining how people react to acute or chronic stress.

An Adaptogenic Herb

Ashwagandha is a herb commonly used in Ayurvedic medicine. It has properties that help the body adapt to stress.

The Plant

The Ashwagandha plant is a small shrub native to India, parts of Africa and the Middle East. It has yellow flowers and small red berries.


Ashwagandha is available in a variety of formats including capsules, tablets and gummies.

Benefits of Ashwagandha

Supports a healthy stress response.

Reduces stress-induced mild anxiety.

Which type of Ashwagandha is right for you?

Sensoril: Ashwagandha

  •    Relieves Symptoms of Stress
  •    Maintain General Health & Wellbeing
  •    Supports Healthy Stress Response in the Body

KSM: 66 Ashwagandha Plus

  •    Improve Sleep Quality
  •    Support Brain Function
  •    Relieve Symptoms of Mild Anxiety
  •    Supports Healthy Stress Response in the Body

Shoden: Magnesium + Ashwagandha

  •    Enhanced Deep Sleep
  •    Reduce Time to Fall Asleep
  •    Relieve Symptoms of Mild Anxiety
  •    Support Muscle Relaxation when
       Dietary Intake is Inadequate

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are the Benefits of Ashwagandha?

    Ashwagandha has a number of benefits including helping the body cope with environmental stress and promoting a healthy stress response in the body, supporting emotional wellbeing and helping to relieve irritability, helping to reduce free radicals in the body and supporting general health and wellbeing, reducing the symptoms of mild anxiety, relieving sleeplessness, reducing the time to fall asleep and supporting deep, refreshing sleep.
  • How long does it take for Ashwagandha to work?

    Some individuals may experience benefits from ashwagandha quickly, while others may take longer to notice effects. Generally, it is recommended to take ashwagandha consistently for several weeks in order to experience its full potential benefits.
  • Does Ashwagandha Help with Anxiety?

    Supplementing with ashwagandha may help to relieve or reduce some of the symptoms of mild anxiety. This effect may be due to ashwagandha’s cortisol-reducing properties.
  • Can Ashwagandha aid in better sleep and relaxation?

    Supplementing with ashwagandha may help to relieve sleeplessness and can help reduce the time to fall asleep and can additionally help support deep, refreshing sleep.
  • How does Ashwagandha benefit your body's stress response?

    Ashwagandha may help the body adapt to stress and promote a sense of calmness and relaxation by reducing serum levels of the hormone cortisol, which is associated with wakefulness and stress.

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