Ingredient spotlight: Ashwagandha

As one of the key herbs in the ancient Indian practice of Ayurvedic medicine, Ashwagandha is a known adaptogen (anti-stress agent) otherwise known as the plant Withania somnifera.


In traditional Ayurveda, Ashwagandha has been used for thousands of years to promote focus, memory, happiness, vitality, and longevity among many other purposes. The smell of the root is comparable to the scent of horses (“ashwa”), hence the name Ashwagandha refers to the herb’s scent and its ability to “give the power of a horse”.

In clinical trials, Ashwagandha has been shown to:

MitoQ adrenal +balance contains 250mg of Sensoril® Ashwagandha (root) extract

Sensoril® Ashwagandha has an optimized extraction process, with a standardized composition of bioactives, consistent quality control, and effective results backed up by numerous safety studies and human clinical trials. Glycowithanolides are key actives within Sensoril®. These glycowithanolides are thought to mimic natural stress-reducing hormones within the body, decreasing markers of stress – like the hormone cortisol – in the blood and promoting relaxation. Therefore, it is proposed that Sensoril® can reduce both the feeling of stress as well as the biochemical signs of stress.

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Everyday stress relief

MitoQ adrenal +balance combines Ashwagandha, Rhodiola and Maritime Pine with MitoQ to help support healthy adrenal function and balanced cortisol levels.

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Where is it sourced:

Sensoril® is a patented extract derived from the leaves and roots of organically grown, non-GMO certified W. somnifera plants sustainably sourced in India.

Key actions:

Sensoril® has been scientifically shown to reduce everyday stress, support mental focus, reaction time, and improve sleep among myriad benefits for overall physical and mental performance.


When it comes to how much Ashwagandha you should be taking, there's no standard dosage, but rather the dosage depends on the benefit that you're hoping to achieve. Research on Ashwagandha has studied the effects of a broad range of daily doses, starting from 120mg through to 5000mg. Depending on your needs, taking between 250mg to 500mg each day may provide some benefit.

Sensoril ® is a trademark of Natreon, Inc.

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