Ashwagandha is perhaps best known for its ability to reduce stress. It’s classified as an adaptogen, a substance that helps the body cope with stress.
Ashwagandha supplements have been shown in some studies to benefit male fertility and increase testosterone levels.
Ashwagandha may have some benefits for people with diabetes or high blood sugar levels.
Researchers note that compounds found in ashwagandha, including WA, have antioxidant effects in the brain, which may benefit cognitive health.