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According to the authors the study demonstrated a trend for the anxiolytic superiority of withania over placebo and they concluded that withania has useful anxiolytic potential and merits further investigation (Andrade 2000).
The current study examines the effect of 30 days of oral administration of Withania root extract on Alzheimer's disease transgenic mice.
The study's authors concluded that the "Daily use of Withania somnifera [ashwagandha] would benefit people suffering from the effects of stress and anxiety without any adverse effects.
Effect of Withania somnifera on glycosaminoglycan synthesis in carrageniin-induced air pouch granuloma, Biochem Med Metab Biol.
In the groups of partly validated adaptogens the effect of Panax ginseng and Withania somnifera was not statistically significant both on NPY and Hsp70 release, while the activating effect of Bryonia alba and Rhaponticum cartamoides was significant only on Hsp70.
Examples from some of these lists included the following: ginseng valerian, yerba mate powder, guarana, tea polyphenols, dandelion root extract, green tea extract, bitter orange, Withania somnifera, lemon balm, passionflower, yarrow, ashwagandha, burdock root, motherwort and olive and nettle leaves.
In using Withania for treatment of Alzheimer's disease in animal models:
The researchers concluded that the "daily use of Withania somnifera (also known as ashwagandha) would benefit people suffering from the effects of stress and anxiety without any adverse effects.
Ayumemo (Welexlabs, India): 5 species: Centella asiatica, Convolvulus pluricaulis, Celastrus paniculatus, Withania somnifera, Asparagus racemosus.
Prakash claims, bioactives isolated from the root of Withania somnifera have been shown to be effective in attenuating experimentally induced stress responses, including anxiety and depression.
Summing up their findings, the researchers reported that the "daily use of Withania somnifera (ashwagandha) would benefit people suffering from the effects of stress and anxiety without any adverse effects.