One 400 mg dose of an ashwagandha extract may improve working memory and maintain reaction times, says a new study from scientists at Texas A&M University, the University of Wisconsin, and Increnovo LLC.
Supplementation with ashwagandha may improve the psychological well-being and support academic success of college students in the United States, according to recent research published in the Journal of Medicinal Food.
Once confined to dietary supplements and herbal teas, botanicals from ashwagandha to ginseng are springing up in a growing number of ready-to-drink beverages and snacks as brands seek to imbue their wares with functionality and an air of sophistication....
It’s not just immune support products that are selling well for dietary supplement firms, with consumers also seeking our adaptogens and products to help manage the stress of living through a pandemic, says the CEO of Herbalist & Alchemist.
How palm oil supply affects endangered orangutans, or coffee production impacts migratory birds are relatively well-known for many consumers, but they may not be aware of “panda-friendly” Schisandra sphenanthera. This could be set to change.
Interest in adaptogens like Ashwagandha, Rhodiola, Maca, and Holy Basil is on the rise among food and beverage formulators, but what do they do, which brands are blazing an early trail, and who is buying the products?