It helps reduces Anxiety and Stress: Cortisol is known as a stress hormone given that your adrenal glands release it in response to stress. Studies have shown that Ashwagandha may help reduce cortisol levels.
Research paper: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3573577/
It helps improve memory and cognition function: Ashwagandha root is a calming agent,which may improve focus and attention, facilitates choline production in the body, which in turn influences key memory processes.
Research paper: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28471731/
Muscle Endurance and Recovery:
Supports in muscle strength and recovery: Ashwagandha may improve body composition and increase strength. Ashwagandha has been shown to increase muscle mass, reduce body fat, and increase strength in men.
Research paper 1: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26609282/
Research paper 2: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4687242/
Improves the body’s defense against disease by improving the cell-mediated immunity.
Research Paper: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3252722/
Improves sexual health in men and women: Ashwagandha may help improve sexual health by regulating and increasing the levels of sex hormones in men as well as women. Stress is also a risk factor for sexual dysfunction and ashwagandha reduces stress by decreasing the level of cortisol in the blood.
Research paper 1: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24371462/
Research paper 2: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26504795/