First of all, am I the only one who didn't even know this existed? It can be so tough to keep on top of what is new in the health world. So what is this and what can we do with it?

So, Ashwagandha has apparently been around for a really long time.

1) Can be really good anti-inflammatory for your system.

Among other things too! According to a study published in the Alternative Medicine Review, they conculded that Ashwagandha has been found to be good for anti-inflammatory, anti-stress and an antioxidant. Read the full study here.

2) Helps possibly with energy.

So, according to the writer of this RealSimple article, Ashwagandha can help you improve your energy.

3) It's a medical herb.

In case you are wondering WHAT it is exactly, Ashwagandha s a medicinal herb. It's also known as "winter cherry" or "Indian giseng" among other things.

There are a variety of ways you can also use it. However, I want to emphasize, talk to your doctor before adding supplements as there can be negative side effects.

Have you ever tried Ashwagandha? What are your experiences with this supplement?