Clinically tested Essentra® Ashwagandha extract for functional foods and beverages
Essentra® is a multi-patented, self-affirmed GRAS functional ingredient that can be incorporated into numerous food and beverage applications. Essentra® is a full-spectrum, clinically tested standardized root and leaf extract of Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), an Ayurvedic adaptogenic botanical which has been revered for thousands of years for its ability to balance, energize, and revitalize.
Essentra® was invented and later patented by Fulbright scholar and renowned Ashwagandha researcher, Dr. Shibnath Ghosal. It was Dr. Ghosal’s intention to merge the best of Ayurvedic herbal tradition (which was based on whole Ashwagandha root powder) with innovative nutritional technology to develop the most advanced, next-generation Ashwagandha extract available to date.
Essentra® possesses superior health benefits in a wide range of food and beverage product categories including: Stress, Energy, Mental Cognition, Cardiovascular Health and Joint Health.
Essentra® Features & Benefits
- Multi-Patented, Full-Spectrum, Standardized Root and Leaf Extract
- Well-Defined Chemical Composition via HPLC Analysis
- Self-Affirmed GRAS
- Extracted with Water Only – No Solvents Used
- Stable – Three Year Shelf Life
- Water Soluble
- Vegetarian and Gluten Free
- Certified Organic Version also Available
- Kosher and Halal Certified
Multi-functional, self-affirmed GRAS Essentra® is easily incorporated into a wide array of health-providing, value-added food and beverage products, including nutrition bars, juices, candies, cereals, beverages and more. Essentra® was invented by Fulbright Scholar Dr. Shibnath Ghosal and is the patented property of Natreon, Inc., a company specializing in the research and development of proprietary nutraceutical ingredients. NutraGenesis is the exclusive North American distributor of Essentra®, which is protected under U.S. Patents 6,153,198 and 7,318,938. Essentra® is a trademark of NutraGenesis, LLC.