Organic Ashwagandha Powder 113 gr – 1/4lb
Botanical Name: Withania somnifera
Country of Origin: India
Production: Belonging to the tomato family, Ashwagandha is a plump shrub with oval leaves and yellow flowers, bearing small red fruits. The herb is native to the dry regions of India, northern Africa, and the Middle East, and today is also grown in more mild climates, including the United States.
Qualities: Ashwagandha (aka “Indian Ginseng”) is one of the most well-known and widely used Ayurvedic herbs as it contains many useful medicinal chemicals, including withanolides (steroidal lactones), alkaloids, choline, fatty acids, amino acids, and a variety of sugars. While the leaves and fruit have valuable therapeutic properties, the root of the Ashwagandha plant is the part most commonly used in Western herbal remedies.
The list of health promoting qualities attributed to Ashwagandha root range from protecting the immune system, anti-inflammatory benefits, helping with concentration and combating the effects of stress, to improving sleep and reducing anxiety and depression. Overall, Ashwagandha is most well-known for its restorative and vitality promoting benefits, supporting an energetic and rejuvenating sense of wellbeing. Ashwaganda is an excellent adaptogen to assist the adrenal glands and the thyroid.
Take 1 tsp 1-2 times per day in a smoothie or some juice.
- Reduces cortisol levels, which is the hormone related to stress
- Restores insulin sensitivity, which can reduce the symptoms of diabetes or keep you from developing it in the first place
- Improves estrogen and progesterone levels, which is essential when you're heading towards menopause
- Stabilizes and improves moods, even if your depression wasn't related to your thyroid issues
|Dimensions||10 × 4.5 × 17 cm|
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