Now Foods, Ashwagandha, 450 mg, 90 Veggie Caps
By Now Foods
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- Ayurvedic Adaptogen
- Standardized Extract
- Helps Body Adapt to Stress
- Immune System Support
- GMP Quality Assured
- A Dietary Supplement
Ashwagandha (withania somnifera) is an herb that is extensively used in Ayurveda, the traditional health care system in India. Ashwagandha is used as a general tonic and “adaptogen”, helping the body adapt to stress. In addition, Ashwagandha has been shown to support a healthy immune system.
As a dietary supplement, take 1 capsule 2 to 3 times daily.
Cellulose (capsule), rice flour and magnesium stearate (vegetable source).
Not manufactured with yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.
Store in a cool, dry place after opening.
Caution: For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children.
Do not eat freshness packet. Keep in bottle.
|Serving Size: 1 Veg Capsule|
|Amount Per Serving:||% Daily Value|
|Ashwagandha Extract (Withania somnifera) (Root) (Standardized to min. 2.5% Total Withanolides - 11 mg)||450 mg||*|
|* Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
Be careful with this one. It is standardized to 4,5% withanolides per capsule which is equal to ~10 grams of the whole herb - already over the common recommended daily dosage. It can have tranquilizing and hypnotic effect with two capsules. After quitting long-term (couple of months) use of this in recommended doses I had withdrawal symptoms similar to quitting benzodiazepines. It is a powerful herb especially when extracted so strongly. Use only when really needed (stressful times, occasional sleep aid) and not for too long periods continuously. I find half or even 1/3 of a capsule effective. It seems that consuming food/carbohydrates bring out the effects faster. I gave 1 star just to make my warning more noticeable. This is still quality supplement but has to be used with caution.
This product levels out my cortisol during the day so that I don't have highs and lows. It also is very calming. Excellent for my adrenal fatigue.
Love this product
Posted by 5356004297793188926 on Apr 22, 2016
Combined with Rhodiola this is wonderful for mood - keeps me calm. Highly recommend.
Fantastic stuff for nerves and mental stress.
Posted by AIM-FOR-GOOD-HEALTH on Mar 16, 2016
This is a very potent herb that works for anxiety and mental stress - can't rate it highly enough. Seems almost as effective as anti-anxiety medications. Really relaxes you and is very powerful stuff. One in morning then one in late afternoon is all you need. Any more than that and you may feel like you are on heavy tranquilisers. Be careful not to take it with sedative herbs as I did by mistake - use with caution as it's a very potent sedative at this dose. (Feel free to visit my page for my 100 plus reviews by clicking on my username.)
Posted by 4644610341031992271 on Feb 19, 2016
I am happy with this product. It is exactly what they said it was for a reasonable cost.
Posted by 4831712210129555567 on Feb 18, 2016
My experience over the last 6 weeks is, that the product have taken the edge of my stress level. I work in a job where this is helpfull.