Patanjali ashwagandha powder|benefits, side effects, tips to use

Ashwagandha is a very powerful Indian natural herb that can help you a lot in your life. Also, I will tell you patanjali ashwagandha powder review on its benefits and side effects as its demand is great in Indian market.

Ahwagandha has been used in many Indian Ayurvedic Medicines for a long time and is also used in other countries.

It  is highly ranked in Ayurveda and helps us a lot in our body’s immune system, Digestion related problems, skin related problems, lean body, etc.

Now if we talk about its benefits and its disadvantages, then benefits are greater than its side effects.

But if you do not know it in details about what it is used for and why you should use it. I will give you all information about it such as its countless benefits, its disadvantages and how it should be used.

Ashwagandha plant

If you have never seen Ashwagandha plant, you can see it in the picture below. It looks like a very small tomato – like berries, so it also has a name Winter Berries. Horse urine smells from the roots of Ashwagandha plant.

It has many names like Indian Ginseng and Winter Berry. And also it is famous by different names in different languages.

Ashwagandha is available in the market in roots, powder form, and capsules form. You can use any of it. Most people like to use ashwagandha in powder form as it can be easily mixed with milk or water.

Benefits of Ashwagandha

Now lets take a look on the benefits of ashwagandha:

1.  Ashwagandha helps to relieve stress and anxiety

In today’s race-filled life, our stress level remains high. That stress can be of any kind. Ashwagandha reduces the stress level in our body.

There may be large surges behind the stress. Nowadays there is more stress on students for studies. Some people have work stress, relation stress, children’s stress, etc.

Many people are trying to find its solution. But if we look at it, the easiest treatment is workout. Workout drains stress hormones into your body.

 You might have noticed that you often feel good and stress free after an intense workout. Its reason is that your stress harmonne  gets dropped while exercising.

 Basically, what happens, When we take more stress then the level of cortisol (stress harmone) in our body becomes high results in imbalancing the activity of other hormones in our body which has adverse effect on our body.

Ashwagandha reduces stress hormone. By using it, you can be able to free from stress and anxiety. The main benefit of ashwagandha powder is that it drops stress harmone which results in the good functioning of all other harmones.

2. Beneficial for heart and reduces cholesterol level

Ashwagandha is very beneficial for your heart. It reduces heart related diseases and also strengthens the muscles of our heart. It also controls the cholesterol level of our body.

3. Ashwagandha enhances immune system

Ashwagandha also enhances your immune system, which has the advantage that your body’s strength to fight against diseases increases.

4. Prevents premature aging

It also has some anti-aging properties. People who have problems with premature graying of hair or premature skin loosening,  can use it. It is also very beneficial for your hair.

5. Ashwagandha reduces Blood sugar level

Ashwagandha also helps in reducing the blood sugar level of our body. People who have diabetes, can use it.

 A research has found that it increases the secretion of insulin in our body, which helps in reducing blood sugar level.

6. Ahwagandha boosts testosterone productivity

Testosterone plays the most important role in the male body. Your body’s overall functioning depends on the testosterone hormone.

Ashwagandha increases the productivity of this hormone. Productivity of testosterone hormone is increased by decreasing cortisol hormone.

Ashwagandha helps in lowering the cortisol hormone in our body which helps in sufficient productivity of testosterone harmone.

7. Ashwagandha  Increases fertility in men

The third benefit is that it also increases your sex power and your sperm count. Due to which the viscosity of your semen increases and it also helps to increase your sex timing.

8. Ashwagandha benefits in reducing depression

Nowadays people sometimes go into depression due to some incident of their life. This has a big impact on their body.

Due to depression, they don’t  follow the proper diet and even if they take the right nutrition, then due to depression, the nutrients do not fit properly in the body.

It helps a lot in coming out of  depression.

9. Ashwagandha helps to gain muscle

Ashwagandha helps a lot in muscle gain. If you do workouts and want to gain muscle, then you should take Ashwagandha. Ashwagandha increases your strength as well.

 You can use it for some time. It should not be consumed for a long time. I think you should take it continously for a month and then take a month break.

10. Ashwagandha improves brain functioning

Ashwagandha also improves the functioning of our brain and also enhances our thinking power. This is helpful even if there is a memory loss. By using this, there is a growth in the number of nerve cells.

11. Ashwagandha removes weakness

Ashwagandha eliminates the weakness of your body. If you feel weekness, then you can use it to remove weakness. You can remove Ashwagandha with milk and mishri to remove weekiness.

12. Ahwagandha helps to gain weight

It also helps you to gain weight. You can consume it with milk and honey to promote your weight gain diet chart.

 Ahwagandha powder price

In Indian market, you will find ashwagandha powder of many companies. But, I think that you should buy  Ashwagandha of Patanjali as all Ashwagandha are the same and its ashwagandha powder is a very fine . Only price and company make a difference.

Different companies have different prices for same pack of 100 grams. But, Patanjali Ashwagandha price in India for 100 grams is only 55 -60 rupees which is cheaper than all other brands.

Patanjali ashwagandha is also available in two forms- patanjali ashwagandha churna and patanjali ashwagandha capsules. You can use any one from both.

There is no major difference between powder and capsule form. The patanjali ashwagandha capsule benefits are the same as those of powder form.

Side effects of ashwagandha

Ashwagandha has very few side effects. You just have to take care not to consume it too much. After knowing about its benefits, many people start consuming it more than necessary, as a result of which their body has to suffer.

I think you should not consume it without the advice of any doctor. If you go to the gym and your gym trainer guide you to consume ashwagandha then you can consume it. But remember to consume it for some time period.

Also, if you take any medicine on regular basis for any disease. Please consult your doctor before using it.

If you find any type of stomach pain, chest pain, headache, etc. on using it, then stop using it.


Ashwagandha is a natural herb and a natural herb always give you benefits. You can use it to relieve stress and anxiety, reduce blood sugar levels, mass gaining, prevent premature aging, etc. But make sure you have to use it for a certain interval of time. Don’t use it continuosly  for  long time. Try patanjali ashwagandha powder at least once.

Hope you found it helpful. Comment below to tell about what you would like to use-ashwagandha powder form or ashwagandha capsule form.


How to use ashwagandha ?

The best way to consume it is that you can drink it with milk before sleeping. You can drink a glass of warm milk mixed with 2-4 grams of ashwagandha and one spoon of honey.
But if you are a diabetic patient, do not use honey. You can also consume it with water but with milk will be more beneficial and effective.
Ashwagandha will prove more beneficial for you if you consume it with milk 2-3 hours before bed. You can also consume it with milk and honey in breakfast meal.

Is Ashwagandha a testosterone booster?

No its not a testosterone booster. Its only a herb which helps to suppress stress harmone.

What does Ashwagandha do for the body?

Ashwagandha is a herb which helps to suppress stress harmone (cortisol) in your body.

What are side effects of ashwagandha?

Ashwagandha has almost no side effects. It will become harm for your body if you consume more than the recommended daily dosage.

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