Natural rejuvenating stress relief, beauty, and health.

Controlling Epilepsy Naturally

Ashwagandha is used in traditional medicines to treat epilepsy,23 and modern research may be able to explain how the herb works. In an animal study, a high dose of ashwagandha by itself was able to reduce convulsions, as well as a lower dosage level combined with the pharmaceutical anti-seizure drug diazepam.5

Gamma-amino butyric acid (GABA) is a neurotransmitter in the brain that reduces anxiety and has a calming effect.42 Diazepam regulates GABA receptors in the brain,5 and studies have shown that ashwagandha appears to do the same.1 It changes the configuration of receptors on brain neurons which helps GABA molecules to connect easier and bind tighter.1,42

Disclaimer: This website is not intended to replace professional consultation, diagnosis, or treatment by a licensed physician. If you require any medical related advice, contact your physician promptly. Information presented on this website is exclusively of a general reference nature. Do not disregard medical advice or delay treatment as a result of accessing information at this site.