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How much ashwagandha should you take?

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There is no standard dose of ashwagandha. Some people use between 1 to 6 grams of the whole herb daily. Others mix 3 grams of ashwagandha powder in warm milk. There are also standardized extracts available. Ask your doctor for advice about forms of ashwagandha and doses.

From: Ashwagandha WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Fundukian, L. ed. , third edition, 2009. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center web site: “About Herbs: Ashwagandha.”

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database web site: “Ashwagandha.”

Natural Standard Patient Monograph: “Ashwagandha.”

Kulkarni S. July 2008; vol 32: pp 1093-1105. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry,

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on November 13, 2018

SOURCES:

Fundukian, L. ed. , third edition, 2009. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center web site: “About Herbs: Ashwagandha.”

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database web site: “Ashwagandha.”

Natural Standard Patient Monograph: “Ashwagandha.”

Kulkarni S. July 2008; vol 32: pp 1093-1105. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry,

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on November 13, 2018

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