Easily one of the most buzz worthy herbs in recent times however this multitasking herb has been used for centuries in Ayurveda, a traditional form of alternative medicine based on Indian principles of natural healing. It is commonly known as Indian ginseng.
Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is Sanskrit for “smell of the horse,” which refers to both the herb’s scent and its potential ability to increase strength. People have used ashwagandha for thousands of years to relieve stress, elevate mood, sexual vitality, increase energy levels, and improve concentration
Ashwagandha contains chemicals that might help calm the brain, reduce swelling, lower blood pressure, and alter the immune system. It is also believed that a compound called glycowithanolides in Ashwagandha can help to alleviate anxiety and panic, mild mood swings, lack of mental clarity/focus and mental/physical fatigue.
Since ashwagandha is traditionally used as an adaptogen, it is used for many conditions related to stress. Adaptogens are believed to help the body resist physical and mental stress. Some of the conditions it is used for include insomnia, aging and anxiety.
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Product info powder: powder of Ashwagandha root
Ideal for: Adding to tea, smoothies, or other hot beverages
Organic ashwagandha root powder