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Ashwagandha - Organic

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Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is an ancient medicinal herb that has been used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine, primarily in India. It is also known as Indian ginseng or winter cherry. Ashwagandha is renowned for its adaptogenic properties, meaning it helps the body adapt to stress and maintain balance. Some of its key medicinal properties include:

  1. Adaptogenic Effects: Ashwagandha is perhaps most famous for its adaptogenic properties, which help the body respond to stressors more effectively. It can help reduce the negative effects of stress on the body and promote overall well-being.

  2. Anxiolytic Effects: Ashwagandha has been shown to have anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) effects, helping to reduce symptoms of anxiety and promote relaxation. It may also help improve mood and alleviate symptoms of depression.

  3. Anti-inflammatory Properties: Ashwagandha contains compounds such as withanolides, which have been found to possess anti-inflammatory properties. This makes it potentially beneficial for reducing inflammation in the body and relieving symptoms associated with inflammatory conditions such as arthritis.

  4. Immune-Boosting Effects: Studies suggest that ashwagandha may help boost the immune system, making the body more resilient to infections and illnesses. It may also enhance the activity of immune cells, such as natural killer cells, which help defend the body against pathogens.

  5. Antioxidant Effects: Ashwagandha is rich in antioxidants, including flavonoids and steroidal lactones. These antioxidants help protect cells from damage caused by free radicals and oxidative stress, which can contribute to aging and various diseases.

  6. Cognitive Enhancement: Some research suggests that ashwagandha may have cognitive-enhancing effects, including improving memory, focus, and cognitive function. It may also help protect the brain from neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

  7. Stress Reduction and Sleep Improvement: Ashwagandha has been traditionally used to promote relaxation, reduce stress, and improve sleep quality. It may help lower cortisol levels, the hormone associated with stress, and promote better sleep patterns.

  8. Potential Anti-cancer Properties: Preliminary studies have indicated that ashwagandha may possess anti-cancer properties, including the ability to inhibit the growth of certain types of cancer cells. However, more research is needed in this area.

1. Add 1 tbs dried root to tea bag or infuser
2. Steep in hot water for 10-15 minutes
3. Optional: Add any milk, honey or sweetener of your choice
4. Sip and enjoy ♡


It's important to note that while ashwagandha has a long history of traditional use and promising research findings, more clinical studies are needed to fully understand its effects and potential applications. As with any herbal supplement, it's advisable to consult with a healthcare professional before using ashwagandha, especially if you have any underlying health conditions or are taking medications.

Loose by the Ounce: This herb is available by the ounce and comes in a stand-up holographic bag with a see-through front. There is no informative label on the back of these pouches.

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Please remember, herbal regimens are not one-herb-fits-all, as they may affect everyone differently. It's important to educate yourself thoroughly about any herbs and their potential contraindications before adding them to your herbal regimen. We ask that you please consult a physician about any medical-related concerns you may have. The information provided on this listing is for educational purposes only. These products and claims have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration; therefore we do not claim to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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