Yamamoto Research Ashwagandha is a food supplement designed for physical and mental well-being. In fact, Ashwagandha contributes to relaxation and mental well-being, whilst simultaneously performing a tonic and adaptogenic effect, to counteract physical tiredness. For this product, Yamamoto Research has chosen to use Ashwagandha root extract under the brand name KSM-66. For thousands of years, the Ashwagandha plant has been used in Ayurvedic medicine, and is considered to be a tonic for restoring the body from various disorders, for conserving health and promoting the immune system, longevity and fertility. Its activities against anxiety and severe fatigue are widely acknowledged, as are its ability to promote improved rest and relaxation, a genuine natural anti-stress agent. In fact, Ashwagandha is classified amongst the most effective adaptogenic plants, and like all adaptogens, it is characterised by an ability to increase the body’s ability to adapt and modulate the body’s response to various stressful situations, by adjusting metabolic functions. Our supplement contains Ashwagandha as a patented KSM-66 root extract, the version with the highest concentration of witanolides (5%) and the highest number of certifications, as well as the largest number of scientific studies, to guarantee maximum quality and ensure safety in use. In addition to its recognised use as an effective anti-stress agent, Ashwagandha KSM-66 has proven to be helpful in: improving attention and cognitive functions improving cardio-respiratory resistance; high levels of cortisol (a stress hormone) send signals in the body to accumulate more fat, so, thanks to its actions on this front, the drop in cortisol levels will promote weight loss and a feeling of well-being It also helps to improve muscle recovery in athletes, and promotes male fertility.