Organic Ashwagandha "Indian Ginseng" Powder
Our organic ashwagandha "Indian Ginseng" powder is one of the most important herbs in "Ayurveda", a form of alternative medicine based on Indian principles of natural healing. It has been used for over 3,000 years to relieve stress, increase energy levels, and improve concentration. Ashwagandha means "smell of the horse" in Sanskrit, which refers to both its unique smell and ability to increase strength.
Its botanical name is "Withania somnifera", and it's also known by several other names, including Indian ginseng and winter cherry. The ashwagandha plant is a small shrub with yellow flowers that's native to India and North Africa. Extracts or powder from the plant's root or leaves are used to treat a variety of conditions. Many of its health benefits are attributed to its high concentration of withanolides, which have been shown to fight inflammation and tumor growth.
Ashwagandha is also considered an adaptogen. That means it helps your body better manage stress. In alternative medecine it is believed to lower stress and anxiety, slow down cancer progression, slow down neurodegenerative diseases, ease arthritis, boost sperm count and help with sleep.
- Nothing beats vacuum sealing for freshness.
- Store below 15°C and < 65% humidity.
- Store in the dark as light degrades flavors.
- Mason jars make great storage containers.
- Can be frozen to prolong shelf life.