Podcast with Kurtis Frank
Kurtis Frank is the Director of Research and Development for Legion Athletics who focuses on research behind herbal and traditional medicines but from a western perspective as well as nootropic and performance enhancing compounds.
In this podcast, Kurtis and I discuss Adaptogens focusing mainly on Ashwangha.
Some of the things we discuss are:
Question 1 (06:08): What are adaptogens?
Question 2 (10:35): One adaptogen that seem to be gaining popularity in recent time is Ashwagandgha. What is Ashwagandha?
Question 3 (11:20): How was Aswagandha discovered and what is it traditionally used for?
Question 4 (12:30): Is there a difference between ingesting Ashwandha in powder form compared to capsules?
Question 5 (15:45): What are the claimed benefits of using Ashwagandha?
Question 6 (21:40): What dosage seems to be effective and are there any potential side effects?
Question 7 (28:45): How long does it take to start noticing an effect?
Question 8 (29:45): What is the take home message?