Ancient Herb Helps Anxiety and Depression Better than PharmaceuticalsAshwagandha is second only to turmeric's curcumin in international peer reviewed study scrutiny. There are at least 200 studies that have demonstrated various positive health effects from ashwagandha. Some of the studies demonstrated recovery from anxiety and depression without adverse side effects. Several PubMed studies are available. Ashwagandha promotes vigor and healthful longevity by establishing wellness in the body, releasing emotional tension and physical discomfort. It also improves cellular energy on the mitochondrial level. It doesn't get anymore basic and influential on overall health than that. It is a uniquely adoptogenic or immunomodulatory herb, which as the names imply adapts according to your body's needs. It goes whatever way is necessary to achieve hormonal homeostasis or organ function balance necessary for healthy longevity.