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mam i am 19 year old boy.i am healthy and i regularly go to gym.i workout for 45 minutes 5x a gym a trainer have advised me to take some bodybuilding supplements but these supplements are too much expensive which i cant afford. so they said me to take ashwagandha powder,shatavar powder and shilajit sat for building muscle and they said that it will improve my overall health. I want your opinion on this if i use these together than what will be dosage and for how much time can i use them?

Namaste Rahul

Yes these are safe herbs and you can take these. together also will be fine. Doses depends on the manufacturers advice. as these days lots of extracts are being used please check the doses as mentioned on labels. else show me the composition i will guide you.  


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