Shoden® is a purified extract from the leaves and roots of the ashwagandha plant, Withania somnifera. With an industry leading 35% Withanolide Glycosides (measured by HPLC), Shoden® offers high bioavailability and demonstrated activity even at low doses. Ashwagandha is an adaptogen. Adaptogens mimic the body’s own stress reducing hormones and increase the body’s ability to recover from stress while creating an overall feeling of balance and normalization. This multi-patented extract is ideal for use in a variety of health and wellness formulas including categories such as stress, energy, sports/performance, sleep, vitality, cognitive function/focus and weight management. Three human clinical trials have been completed showing statistically significant results and more studies are being conducted.
Shoden® Ashwagandha supports structure/function claims in these areas: Improves energy, recovery and endurance; Improves restful and non-restorative sleep; Reduces stress and supports the immune system; Improves cognitive focus; Increases resistance to fatigue, boosts energy; Improves testosterone and dhea-s levels.
Shoden® Ashwagandha is available as a water-soluble powder. It can be used in applications such as powders, capsules, tablets and functional foods and beverages, creams and topicals.