Acts as a sexual stimulant
Being an aphrodisiac, Ashwagandha can increase your sexual drive. It works by stimulating the production of nitric oxide and increasing the blood flow to the genitals. Consuming Ashwagandha actually dilates your blood helping in better circulation. You can also take its help in case of erectile dysfunction. Both male and female can use this!
- To reduce stress and anxiety
A few studies suggest ashwagandha may be helpful for anxiety and stress.
- To treat diabetes
Lab studies suggest that ashwagandha may improve type 2 diabetes. Human studies are needed.
- To reduce fatigue
Results from a small study in patients with cancer-related fatigue suggest benefit. Additional studies are needed to confirm this.
- To reduce pain
A clinical trial suggests that a standardized extract may help patients with knee joint pain. Mild side effects like nausea and stomach irritation were observed in a few patients.
- To treat rheumatoid arthritis
A clinical trial showed that a compound of herbs and minerals containing ashwagandha reduced rheumatoid arthritis pain. Because the formula contained multiple herbs and minerals, whether ashwagandha played a role in observed benefits is unclear.
- Although the herbs are natural and from nature we would still advise to consult with your doctor before taking any of these herbs