Dietary supplement helps the body to cope better with daily stress. Ashwgandha constituents work in harmony with nature and helps in management of stress anxiety, improve thinking ability, and prevent effects of ageing and as general tonic*.
The major biochemical constituents of ashwaganda root are steroidal alkaloids and steroidal lactones in a class of constituents called withanolides.
1 At present, 12 alkaloids, 35 withanolides, and several sitoindosides from this plant have been isolated and studied.
A sitoindoside is a withanolide containing a glucose molecule at carbon 27.
Much of ashwaganda’s pharmacological activity has been attributed to two main withanolides, withaferin A and withanolide D.