Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)

Matthew Capowski

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This thread will be used to organize information about ashwagandha.

Several esteemed herbalists have provided us good descriptions of this herb, for example:

Todd Caldecott on Ashwagandha:
Michael Tierra on Ashwagandha:
Alan Tillotson on Ashwagandha:

A study that found improvements to cardiorespiratory endurance in healthy adults on account of ashwangdha: Efficacy of Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera [L.] Dunal) in improving cardiorespiratory endurance in healthy athletic adults.

Effects of Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) on VO2max: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis