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Ashwagandha
 
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Summary

"Ashwagandha is an evergreen shrub that grows in Asia and Africa. It is commonly used for stress...Ashwagandha contains chemicals that might help calm the brain, reduce swelling, lower blood pressure, and alter the immune system."

- Ashwagandha. Medlineplus.gov, Feb. 2022, medlineplus.gov/druginfo/natural/953.html.

Benefits
1.
Inhibits cortisol release and increases serotonin in parts of the brain related to learning & memory [1]
2.
may provide anxiolytic benefits through enhanced GABA receptor signaling [2]
Deficiency Factors
Synergies
Supplement
Dose Range
Supplement
 
Dose Range
Vitamin C 1000-3000mg
Vitamin C's inhibition of cortisol helps reduce serotonin re-uptake, which supports Ashwagandha's effects on serotonin release. This combination may be especially beneficial for addressing some symptoms of burnout.
Applications
Burnout, Insomnia
Dosage Guidelines
Dosing Range
500
-
1500
mg
Dose Increment
500
mg
Maximum Daily
1500
mg
Best absorbed
with/out food
Recommended Products
Ashwagandha 450 Mg (Standardized Extract) - Blue Bonnet Order from %seller% 
Standardized Full Potency Ashwagandha Root Extract - Solgar Order from %seller% 

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References
1. 
Bhatnagar, Maheep, et al. “Neuroprotective Effects of Withania Somnifera Dunal.: A Possible Mechanism.” Neurochemical Research, vol. 34, no. 11, 15 May 2009, pp. 1975–1983, pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/19444606/, 10.1007/s11064-009-9987-7.
2. 
Mehta. “Pharmacological Effects of Withania Somnifera Root Extract on GABAA Receptor Complex.” The Indian Journal of Medical Research, vol. 94, 2021, pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/1660034/.
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Dopaminergic. promotes the synthesis or activity of dopamine.

Endorphinergic. promotes the synthesis or activity of endorphins.

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Noradrenergic. promotes the synthesis or activity of noradrenaline.

Cholinergic. promotes the synthesis or activity of acetylcholine.

gabanergic

GABAnergic. promotes the synthesis or activity of GABA.

Serotonergic. promotes the synthesis or activity of serotonin.

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Synergistic. combining with another supplement may increase potency.

Methylation agent. increases or decreases methylation of neurotransmitters.

Cortisol modulator. affects the synthesis or activity of the stress hormone cortisol.

Glucose regulator. attenuates changes in blood sugar levels.

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