General Wellness

Ashwagandha for Stress Support

Ashwagandha is a popular herb used to help manage stress.

Between work, family, hobbies, and trying to stay on top of all you have going on, it may not be surprising that stress is in your life. The good news is that there are many things you can do to help with your stress including getting enough sleep, being active, and eating well. Another option to help manage stress is to take an ashwagandha supplement.*

What is ashwagandha?

Ashwagandha is an evergreen shrub that grows in India, Africa, and parts of the Middle East. The botanical name is Withania somnifera, and it’s also known as “Indian Winter cherry” or “Indian Ginseng.”

Ashwagandha is traditionally used as part of the Indian Ayurvedic system. Ayurveda is a traditional practice in India, which combines herbs with diet, exercise, and lifestyle approaches. It provides a holistic approach to mental and physical health.

What is ashwagandha used for?

Ashwagandha is a popular herb in Ayurveda and is used to help manage stress.*

How does ashwagandha provide stress support?

While stress is very complex and can affect everyone’s body in a different way, in general, stress is your body’s response to the complexities of life. Beyond being part of Ayurveda practice, ashwagandha is considered an adaptogen. Adaptogens are believed to help the body adapt to stress.*

Ashwagandha supplements for stress

If you want to try ashwagandha to help manage stress,* you can find ashwagandha in several different types of supplements. Ashwagandha is found in a wide variety of forms, from powders to capsules, to tinctures and gummies.

Ashwagandha root is known for having a smell like a horse, it’s even in the name! Ashwa means “horse” and gandha means “smell.” As well as the literal meaning of the name, many people believe the name ashwagandha also means “consuming it gives the power of a horse.”

While ashwagandha root is known for its horse-like smell, the good news is that vitafusion Ashwagandha gummies don’t taste like a horse! They have a lovely blueberry flavor and make taking ashwagandha easy and yummy.

Vitafusion ashwagandha gummy supplement

Vitafusion Ashwagandha contains 125mg per serving of clinically-shown Sensoril™ Ashwagandha, an adaptogenic herb that helps you manage stress.* These delicious blueberry-flavored gummies turn stress management support into a delicious part of your day!

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