Shoden® Ashwagandha (Clinically Backed Ashwagandha with 35% Withanolide Glycosides)


Shoden® is a registered trademark of Arjuna Natural Pvt. Ltd. India, and is part of an Exclusive Portfolio of Proprietary Ingredients from NutriScience Innovations LLC.



Shoden® is a clinically-tested, purified extract from the leaves and roots of the Ashwagandha plant. With an industry leading 35% Withanolide Glycosides (measured by HPLC), Shoden® offers high bioavailability and guaranteed activity even at low doses. This multi-patented, advanced Ashwagandha extract is available as a standardized powder.


Contains a full spectrum of Withanolide Glycosides, high levels of 8 key Withanolide Glycosides and high levels of Withanoside X, a bioactive glycowithanolide.

Mechanism of Action: Ashwagandha, Withania somnifera, is an adaptogen. Adaptogens mimic the body’s own stress reducing hormones and increase the body’s ability to recover from stress while creating an overall feeling of balance and normalization.

Formulation Options: 

  • Functional foods & beverages
  • Dietary supplements
  • Sports & performance products
  • Animal health products
  • Candies, gums & chocolates
  • Creams & topicals

Features & Benefits:

High Bioavailability at Low Doses – Significant levels of Withanolide Glycosides remain in the blood even after six hours.

Clinically-Tested – Two human clinical trials have been completed showing statistically significant results. Additional clinical studies are under way.

Flexibility in Formulating – Offered in 2 forms: powder (for tablets, capsules and liquids) and beadlets (for sustained release).

Multiple Health Categories – Can be used in stress, energy, sports/performance, sleep, vitality, cognitive function/focus and weight management products.

Full Spectrum of Bioactives – Contains an industry leading, full spectrum of Withanolide bioactives, showing 13 major peaks on the chromatogram.

Ashwagandha Structure/Function Claims: 

Sports & Performance – Improves energy, recovery and endurance; reduces fatigue and stress
Sleep – Improves restful sleep, improved non-restorative sleep
Weight management – Reduces stress-related appetite, helps balance blood sugar
Stress – Reduces stress, supports the immune system
Cognitive – Improves mind/body feeling, improves cognitive focus
Fatigue – Increases resistance to fatigue, boosts energy, supports the immune system
Vitality – Improves testosterone and dhea-s levels


  • Animal Health
  • Brain Health
  • Energy
  • Food & Beverage
  • Immunity
  • Mood
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Weight Management

Certifications & Quality Assurance: 

  • Clinically-Studied
  • Non-GMO (Non-GMO Project Verified)
  • Kosher
  • Halal
  • Vegan
  • Gluten-Free
  • Allergen-Free
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