Dosing for Ashwagandha Extract (Withania Somnifera)

When testing the effectiveness of supplements, researchers use specific doses to gauge whether or not an ingredient is effective or ineffective. The Supplement Database includes 9 studies on ashwagandha extract (withania somnifera) dosing. These studies indicate an effective dose ranges from 0.5 to 1 grams per day, the average dose being 0.68 grams per day.

A single study typically tests a specific dose of a supplement against a number of claims. Studies generally come to one of three conclusions: 1) the supplement was extremely effective, 2) the supplement was moderately effective, 3) the supplement was ineffective. The only doses listed on this page are ones which studies found either moderately or extremely effective. Ineffective doses are not shown.

Table of Contents

  1. Simple Dosing Report
  2. Products Containing Ashwagandha Extract (Withania Somnifera)
  3. Detailed Dosing Report

Simple Dosing Report

The table below lists the effective dose ranges for the claim listed. Click on the claim for more information on how well the supplement works for the specific activity. The detailed report, at the bottom of this page, includes more in-depth dosing data.

Claim Dosage
Overall Dose Range (all claims) 0.5 - 1 grams per day
decrease body fat 0.6 - 1 grams per day
decrease cortisol levels 600 milligrams per day
decrease fatigue 1 grams per day
decrease stress 600 milligrams per day
improve cardiovascular endurance 0.5 - 1 grams per day
improve cognitive ability 500 milligrams per day
improve mood 600 milligrams per day
improve recovery 500 milligrams per day
improve sprint performance 600 milligrams per day
increase muscle mass 0.6 - 1 grams per day
increase strength 0.5 - 1 grams per day
increase testosterone 600 milligrams per day
increase weight loss 600 milligrams per day
lower total cholesterol levels 1 grams per day
reduce muscle damage 600 milligrams per day

Products Containing Ashwagandha Extract (Withania Somnifera)

The following table lists a few of the supplement products from the database which contain ashwagandha extract (withania somnifera). For a complete listing, follow the link at the bottom of the table.

Product Name Amount of Ashwagandha Extract (Withania Somnifera)
Think Tank Nootropic 300mg
Mdrive Prime 600mg
Raven 300mg
Vintage Bliss 125mg
NeuroCharge 300mg

See the full list of products containing ashwagandha extract (withania somnifera).

Detailed Dosing Report

The detailed dosing report breaks down how each study rated a specific dose. Additionally, this report also provides daily frequency of a dose.

Note: sometimes, studies may find smaller doses are more effective than larger ones. Rather than focusing on specific numbers, look at the range of effective doses when evaluating how much of a supplement you should take.

The first column (dosage) is the amount of the supplement taken per sitting. The next column (frequency) is the number of times the dosage was taken each day. The third column (daily total) is dosage multiplied by frequency. The final column (effectiveness) is how well that dose worked for the specific claim. Click the icon in the reference column to read the study.

Click the icon in the first column to read the reference study of the dosing information.

This icon is shown next to a dose based on bodyweight. The default bodyweight is 150 pounds. Use the form below to base these doses on a new bodyweight.

Decrease Body Fat

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness
300mg twice daily 600mg
334mg 3x per day 1002mg

Decrease Cortisol Levels

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness
300mg twice daily 600mg
300mg twice daily 600mg

Decrease Fatigue

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness
500mg twice daily 1000mg

Decrease Stress

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness
300mg twice daily 600mg
300mg twice daily 600mg

Improve Cardiovascular Endurance

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness
500mg twice daily 1000mg
500mg twice daily 1000mg
500mg once daily 500mg
500mg once daily 500mg

Improve Cognitive Ability

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness
250mg twice daily 500mg

Improve Mood

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness
300mg twice daily 600mg

Improve Recovery

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness
500mg once daily 500mg

Improve Sprint Performance

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness
300mg twice daily 600mg

Increase Muscle Mass

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness
300mg twice daily 600mg
334mg 3x per day 1002mg

Increase Strength

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness
334mg 3x per day 1002mg
300mg twice daily 600mg
500mg once daily 500mg

Increase Testosterone

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness
300mg twice daily 600mg

Increase Weight Loss

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness
300mg twice daily 600mg

Lower Total Cholesterol Levels

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness
334mg 3x per day 1002mg

Reduce Muscle Damage

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness
300mg twice daily 600mg