What is ashwagandha?: Everything you need to know  

People are turning to complementary therapies more than ever these days. In fact, around 9 million people are thought to make use of varying wellbeing and health-enhancing techniques to manage their chronic illnesses. 

‘Herbal medicines are those with active ingredients made from plant parts, such as leaves, roots or flowers,’ states the NHS' complementary therapies resource. That’s where ashwagandha comes in. 

With more people googling, purchasing and using ashwagandha, we have created a cheat sheet for if you want to, or are interested in, trying the herbal therapy safely.