If you asked herbalists, nutritionists, or health food fanatics to tell you about an herb all Americans should take, you'd likely get an earful about ashwagandha's benefits. This has become a go-to remedy for people who use supplements to enhance health and wellness. And there are many of us who do rely on herbs. In recent years numerous clinical trials have been done on Ashwagandha and its benefits. Clinical studies have shown that ashwagandha can help with the following, reducing anxiety and stress, increasing energy and mood, reduced cholesterol, male fertility, thyroid function and memory/cognition.