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Clinical Study

Efficacy and Safety of Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) Root Extract in Improving Sexual Function in Women: A Pilot Study

Table 2

Mean number of total sexual encounters in ashwagandha root extract treated and placebo-treated groups.

Duration of the studyAshwagandha root extract treated group ()Placebo-treated group ()Unpaired -test
MeanStandard deviationMeanStandard deviation

Baseline4.481.614.642.360.781
Week 45.121.014.721.460.266
Week 85.121.394.240.720.008

Change from baselineMean change% changeMean change% change

Week 40.641.150.081.940.221
Week 80.641.96−0.402.480.107

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