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Ashwagandha

The Chill Pill

  • Helps relieve occasional stress and tension*
  • Adaptogenic herb
  • High concentration
  • Harvested in India
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Non-GMO
Non-GMO
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
Gluten-Free
Gluten-Free
Vegan
Vegan
The basics
Good Research
Good Research
Traditionally Used
Traditionally Used
For centuries, in the Indian practice of Ayurveda, ashwagandha has been celebrated for its therapeutic qualities. More recently, in several research studies, it has been shown, in conjunction with exercise, to improve stress and physical endurance. It's not commonly used in Western medicine, and larger scale studies are needed to prove clinical efficacy. Still, ashwaghanda's appeal in this increasingly hectic world is clear.
The basics
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In the Indian practice of Ayurveda, ashwagandha has been celebrated for centuries for its therapeutic qualities.

Research and benefits

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Supports muscle strength and recovery

Ashwagandha, a rejuvenative herb, has been studied for its effects on physical performance. Clinical studies have shown that it can support increases in strength levels during resistance training, as well as reduce exercise-induced muscle damage over time.*

Number of studies

4

Years of studies

2012-2018

Double-blind placebo

Yes

Ashwagandha, a rejuvenative herb, has been studied for its effects on physical performance. Clinical studies have shown that it can support increases in strength levels during resistance training, as well as reduce exercise-induced muscle damage over time.*

Helps relieve occasional stress

Stress is a common factor in most people’s lives and can affect our mood and decision making. Ashwagandha has been clinically studied for its effectiveness in relieving occasional stress.* This compelling herb has been used all around the world as an Ayurvedic therapy and new clinical research seeks to confirm its traditional use.

Number of studies

6

Years of studies

2003-2016

Double-blind placebo

No

Stress is a common factor in most people’s lives and can affect our mood and decision making. Ashwagandha has been clinically studied for its effectiveness in relieving occasional stress.* This compelling herb has been used all around the world as an Ayurvedic therapy and new clinical research seeks to confirm its traditional use.

Supports memory and cognitive function

A 2017 study evaluated the effect of ashwagandha on memory and cognitive function in adults with mild cognitive impairment. When compared to placebo, the ashwagandha treatment group demonstrated significant improvements in both immediate and general memory as well as executive function, sustained attention, and information-processing speed.*

Number of studies

1

Years of studies

2017

Double-blind placebo

No

A 2017 study evaluated the effect of ashwagandha on memory and cognitive function in adults with mild cognitive impairment. When compared to placebo, the ashwagandha treatment group demonstrated significant improvements in both immediate and general memory as well as executive function, sustained attention, and information-processing speed.*

Helps increase aerobic capacity and endurance capacity

One double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized study examined the effect of ashwagandha on cardiorespiratory performance. Taking ashwagandha resulted in increases in VO2 max, a key factor when it comes to endurance because muscles need oxygen to produce energy.*

Number of studies

4

Years of studies

2012-2018

Double-blind placebo

Yes

One double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized study examined the effect of ashwagandha on cardiorespiratory performance. Taking ashwagandha resulted in increases in VO2 max, a key factor when it comes to endurance because muscles need oxygen to produce energy.*

Helps reduce food cravings

Ashwagandha’s calming properties can help reduce food cravings associated with stress. In one clinical study, subjects taking ashwagandha showed significant reductions in scores on the Food Cravings Questionnaire, a commonly used measure of food cravings.*

Number of studies

1

Years of studies

2016

Double-blind placebo

Yes

Ashwagandha’s calming properties can help reduce food cravings associated with stress. In one clinical study, subjects taking ashwagandha showed significant reductions in scores on the Food Cravings Questionnaire, a commonly used measure of food cravings.*

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Smarter formulas

Tested in the U.S.

The root’s constituents are extracted using a gentle extraction method, developed over fourteen years of research and development and resulting in the most concentrated extract in the world. The powder is then dried, analyzed, and shipped to the United States where it is tested and encapsulated.

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Better
ingredients

The ashwagandha we use is certified organic and non-GMO and is sustainably harvested from farms in India. The extract is solely from the plant’s root and only quality roots that are solid, bright and of healthy size are used.

Farmed in India ·
Farmed in India ·

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