Ashwagandha Root Powder - Certified Organic, 1lb
Botanical Name: Withania somnifera
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.
Common Use: Ashwagandha is typically prepared as a tea, liquid herbal extract, in herbal capsules, added to food, or directly consumed.