Organic Ashwagandha Powder
Ashwagandha, or Withania somnifera, is an adaptogen, a family of medicinal plants such as herbs and roots that help the body adapt to stress.
Ashwagandha gets its potent medicinal power from withanolides, naturally occurring steroidal lactones that are found in the root of the plant.
Some of the benefits of the root powder include:
- Helps to reduce cortisol levels, which helps reduce stress and lower blood sugar;
- Helps reduce inflammation;
- May help to increase strength and improve energy levels;
- May improve brain health; and
- May help improve testosterone levels in men.
Ingredients: Organic ashwagandha root powder (Withania somnifera)
Usage: ¼ to ½ teaspoon with warm water, yogurt or in a smoothie. Take once or twice daily, or as directed by your health practitioner.
Warning: Ashwagandha should not be used during pregnancy and breastfeeding. If you have a medical condition or are taking pharmaceutical drugs, please consult your medical practitioner before using this product, as ashwagandha may interfere with some medications.
It’s also part of the nightshade family that includes tomatoes, peppers, and eggplants. Anyone eliminating nightshades from their diet should avoid taking this product.