Used as an ancient remedy, Ashwagandha stimulates the immune system, especially after illness or recovery. The herb helps reduce the negative effects of stress, promoting general overall wellness. Ashwagandha can aid in both reducing inflammation and helping to balance blood sugar levels. Ashwagandha has been used to revive sexual stamina and endurance in both men and women in Eastern cultures. It may also be used as a sleep aid and in lower doses is helpful for managing occasional anxiety. Biogenic Foods Non-GMO Pesticide Free powder extracts are not ETO Treated or Gamma Irradiated. Some typically gummy, oily or damp extracts require an anti-caking agent to maintain its powder form. Non-GMO and/or Organic Tapioca maltodextrins are typically used, in as small amounts as possible. If used, PFL will list it on our label. Most extracts require its use, whether other suppliers disclose it or not. Review the safety article at Biogenic Foods for more information.