• Wellness
  • February 16, 2021

6 wellness boosting benefits of Ashwagandha plant

Discover the many healthy benefits of Ashwagandha plant, from its effects on your immune system to how it impacts stress, sleep and your energy levels.

We know what you’re thinking ‘Ashwa what?’ But, believe us when we say that Ashwagandha plant is the health boosting, immune system supporting plant you need to know about. Believed to enhance everything from brain function, to your flagging energy levels, it delivers some serious mental and physical benefits. Let’s lay them bare…

1. Boosting immunity

There’s never been a better time to boost your immune system and Ashwagandha plant is said to do exactly that. In fact, one study shows it increases the activity of infection fighting cells. This is one of many reasons we’ve included Ashwagandha in Mude ImmunoBoost™ our go to wellness enhancing brew, designed to keep you fighting fit. Mude ImmunoBoost™ is heavy on Ashwagandha, alongside a blend of B vitamins polyphenols and minerals that all contribute to a stronger immune system. Drinking a can a day helps you take control of your wellbeing, while giving you a seriously refreshing hint of mango and grapefruit.

2. Upping energy levels

While caffeine can give you that wired yet tired, jittery sensation, natural energy boosters like you guessed it Ashwagandha plant can make you feel more balanced and rejuvenated. Apparently, the hero herb works by supporting normal energy metabolism, so instead of experiencing major fatigue, you’re more likely have stable levels of energy throughout the day.

3. Improving sleep

If you’re wondering how Ashwagandha can help with energy and sleep, it all comes down to the herb’s ultra clever balancing abilities. Researchers found that, when Ashwagandha was given to a group of volunteers over a course of 30 days, it led to a noticeable improvement in quality of sleep. Dreamy. Side note: the same study also spotted a reduction trend in body fat, and an increase in muscle strength. We’ re not kidding when we call Ashwagandha a wellness warrior.

4. Dialing down stress

Because stress affects everyone at some point, you’ll be pleased to know that Ashwagandha plant also helps to relieve feelings of worry by stabilising your adrenal glands. These glands play an important role in regulating stress hormones, and when they’re overworked, you can end up feeling exhausted and run down. However, Ashwagandha plant shows signs of supporting your adrenals, which mean s it may be useful when you start to feel overcome by stress. So, naturally, we’ve added it to every can of Mude Chill along with a dose of calming chamomile to make you more relaxed.

5. Enhancing your focus

You know that feeling when you’re trying to work or study, and you just can’t focus? Ashwagandha plant is said to get you back on track by boosting brain function. Add in its stress-relieving and energy-increasing properties, and it’s easy to see how the herb might empower you to tick off your to-do list faster.

If you’re feeling that midday slump, try sipping Mude Work ; the brew specifically designed to give you a quick, on-the-go recharge when you need it most. A shot of essential amino acids also fixes your focus, making it a must pre-meeting or when you’ve got a never-ending essay to get through.

Looking for more healthy tips? Read up on the six debunked myths about energy drinks or discover how to get more sleep