Does Ashwagandha actually work
Ashwagandha Herb Review
With many herbs and products appearing on the Internet, one has to wonder if any of these actually work.
Ashwagandha, also known as Indian ginseng, and Winter cherry, is a herbal plant that has been used for many decades to treat various health conditions.
I was interested in Ashwagandha for its ability to regenerate neurons and reconstruct synapses. I was hoping neuron regeneration and synaptic reconstruction would be able to improve my stress-induced cognitive impairment. Sadly, it did not.
My experience with Ashwagandha
The first day I took it I noticed my sleep quality was altered. I fell into a deeper sleep than usual and though this should mean I should be able to wake up feeling refreshed and energized, it in fact did the opposite. Now I already wake up feeling fatigued and sleepy, but when I took the Ashwagandha the effect was much more pronounced. Before taking the herb, I used to sleep for 10-12 hours at a time, on average. After I started taking the herb, I would sleep for more than 12 hours each day. This effect lasted the entire 30 days I was taking the herb.
As I mentioned before, my energy level had also suffered. Upon waking up I felt very tired and drinking coffee had little effect on my energy level. The fatigue would last anywhere from 3 to 5 hours each day after the night I took the herb.
On the other hand, my memory improved a bit. I was able to recall both short-term and long-term memories much more efficiently. My verbal fluency also improved somewhat.
One effect that I really enjoyed from taking this herb was my body was consistently warm. It wasn’t hot like as if though I had a fever, but it just felt bliss. It was like it was at the perfect temperature. I think this was due to the fact that Ashwagandha improves Thyroid function.
Ashwagandha does actually work, but don’t expect it to be a magic pill that will solve all your problems. For me, this herb only improved my memory, verbal fluency and body temperature.
Note that herbs as well as drugs affect different people in a different manner.
The problem with herbs is that there have been no studies done on humans to determine what effects these herbs have on people. This is exactly why I did not include what effects this herb has on humans because most of it would just be anecdotal.
The only way to find out what this herb will do to you is to try it out yourself. I have included a link to the site where I bought my Ashwagandha. This link contains a coupon code that will give you 5% off of your order.