Ashwagandha reversed Alzheimer’s pathology
Withania root extract (ashwagandha) may reduce amyloid plaques in brain
by Newsletter Editor
Withania is an Ayurvedic medicine called ashwagandha. Mice with Alzheimer’s disease were given withania root extract. After 30 days, the protein deposits that build up in brain blood vessels, called amyloid plaques, had been cleared. Doctors said withania may stimulate a liver protein related to LDL cholesterol, a new mechanism-of-action theory.