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Have you heard about taking ashwagandha for depression? Feeling depressed can be debilitating and discouraging. And the worst part is there’s an aspect of it being all in your head. When it’s hard to get out of bed and face the day. Everything seems pointless or hopeless. Your energy and motivation are gone. You’ve been possessed by the spirits of lethargy and sadness. Depression is a difficult but elusive disorder. But there are certain herbs that have been proven to improve the mood and have lots of mental benefits. Ashwagandha, as an adaptogen, is one of those herbs. It’s been...
Some call it a miracle drug.
Learning how to speak positive affirmations can improve your mental health, your overall mood, and change your lifestyle. Changing your level of awareness and the way in which you speak to yourself can transform your life. Speak positivity into your life. The way you speak to yourself has a real impact on your subconscious mind and your subconscious has a significant effect on your thoughts and behavior. Ancient peoples have known this for thousands of years and modern science has finally caught up. You can transform your life simply by changing how you speak to yourself. The power of the tongue...
Chinese medicine and herbal supplements have been studied and practiced for at least 23 centuries. China actually has one of the oldest medical systems in existence, with a rich oral and written tradition. There's a lot to be learned from understanding how systems of traditional medicine were able to discover effective natural medicines thousands of years ago without modern science or technology. Chinese medicine is heavily influenced by traditional Chinese philosophy The concept of qi or life energy, as well as yin and yang, are important aspects of Chinese medicine. Esoteric understandings of spiritual energy and the human body are...
Anyone who’s interested in fitness, weight training, putting on muscle, exercise, or even losing weight should look at ashwagandha for muscle growth.
Though ashwagandha is most popular for its mental benefits - helping with anxiety, stress, depression, and mood, it also has lots of physical benefits.
How much ashwagandha should you take per day?
In this article, you'll find information on general ashwagandha doses and more specific ashwagandha dosages for:
- Stress and anxiety
- Male fertility
- Muscle building
Cortisol, also known as the “stress hormone” is meant to react and adapt your body to states of “fight or flight”.
When you encounter a situation that’s startling, threatening, or stress inducing, your adrenal glands release cortisol into your bloodstream.
There are many bodily risks that accompany high cortisol and chronically high stress so it’s important to keep it under control.