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Ashwagandha

Clinically studied to reduce stress.

A traditional herb with modern benefits

Nature Made® supplements are formulated with either SENSORIL® or KSM-66® Ashwagandha, both of which are clinically studied to reduce stress. Learn more to see if Ashwagandha is right for you.

Understanding Ashwagandha

An herb with a long history of traditional use.

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What is Ashwagandha?

The Ashwagandha plant is native to India, northern Africa, and the Middle East—but is now grown around the world. While the whole plant is cultivated, the root and leaf are used in extracts. Ashwagandha is a traditional herb long used for its adaptogenic properties to help your body adapt to stressors. Adaptogens are plants that facilitate your body’s ability to adapt to stress.

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Who should take Ashwagandha?

Any adults looking to help reduce stress.

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What is Ashwagandha good for?

Long revered in Ayurvedic medicine as an herb that supports stress resilience, today Ashwagandha is clinically studied to reduce stress.

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Explore expert answers to some of the most frequently asked ashwagandha questions.

  • Has the ashwagandha in these products been clinically studied?

    Yes, the SENSORIL® Ashwagandha in these products have been clinically proven to help reduce cortisol levels and perceived stress at a dose of 125 mg, or a one capsule serving size.‡†
  • What is the recommended daily intake limit for ashwagandha?

    Ashwagandha is generally regarded as safe when consumed at levels below 500 mg per day. Although the amount of ashwagandha in one serving of Calm & Relax™ is 125 mg per serving, we recommend not exceeding one serving per day (2 capsules), in order to stay within recommended limits of magnesium intake per day. If you are pregnant, nursing, or taking medications, consult your healthcare professional before taking this product.
  • What is a standardized herb?

    A standardized herb is an herb that has undergone a process by the manufacturer to ensure consistency and potency of the product. Standardization may involve identifying specific phytonutrient markers that can be used to help manufacture and maintain a consistent product.
  • Are there any side effects to taking ashwagandha?

    Ashwagandha is usually well-tolerated but large doses may cause gastrointestinal (GI) distress, including vomiting and diarrhea. If you are pregnant, nursing, or taking medications, consult your healthcare professional before taking this product.
  • When does this product expire?

    Please refer to the expiration date on the bottle.