Withania Lowers Stress Markers in the Body
Researchers concluded that daily use of Ashwagandha (Withania) would benefit people suffering from degenerative stress and emotional strain without any adverse effects. Ashwagandha demonstrated a 62% reduction in emotional strain, Cortisol, which is a degenerative hormone released during times of stress, was also reduced by 14.5%. DHEA, which is a supportive hormone for cushioning the stress response in the body, increased by 13.2%. JANA. 2008;11(1):50-6.