What are the side effects of ashwagandha?

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Sarah Achleithner
When taken in large doses, the most common side effects of ashwagandha include upper and lower digestive upset, such as nausea, gas, bloating, diarrhea, and vomiting [1]. Though rare, liver problems are also possible [1].
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  1. ASHWAGANDHA: Overview, Uses, Side Effects, Precautions, Interactions, Dosing and Reviews. (n.d.). WebMD. Retrieved March 29, 2022, from https://www.webmd.com/vitamins/ai/ingredientmono-953/ashwagandha