Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is an ayurvedic herb used by athletes for its rejuvenating and recovery properties.
A study performed at the Exercise and Performance Nutrition Laboratory | School of Health Sciences | Lindenwood University in St. Charles, MO and published in the scientific journal NUTRIENTS in November 2018 said,
“Subjects who supplemented with Ashwagandha demonstrated significant improvements in perceived recovery scores, while no such change was observed in the placebo group. These changes are consistent with previous work, indicating that Ashwagandha may help to improve muscle soreness and stress.”
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