Ashwagandha is an evergreen shrub that grows in Asia. Botanical name is Withania somnifera. Ashwagandha contains chemicals that helps calm the brain, reduce swelling, lower blood pressure, and alter the immune system. Since ashwagandha is an adaptogen, it is used for many conditions related to stress. Ashwagandha literally means 'that which has the smell of a horse', so named because it is said to give the strength and vitality of a horse. Also known as Indian ginseng, winter cherry or by its scientific name Withania somnifera, ashwagandha is a herbal shrub whose roots and berries are used for their medicinal properties.VediCana Ashwagandha powder is fresh, non-toxic, loaded with essential vitamins and minerals. It is a rich source of Vit-C, Vit-B6 and minerals like Magnesium, Iron and Calcium.
Health Benefits of Ashwagandha.
•Relieves Stress and Anxiety. Ashwagandha is best known for its stress-relieving properties.
•Lowers Blood Sugar and Fat-Helpful in reducing blood glucose levels and triglycerides.
•Increases Muscle and Strength.
•Improves Sexual Function in Women.
•Boosts Fertility and Testosterone Levels in Men.
•Sharpens Focus and Memory.
•Supports Heart Health.
Ashwagandha Tea Recipe
Ingredients:½ teaspoon ashwagandha powder,1 cup hot water,1 teaspoon honey
Directions: Combine hot water with Ashwagandha powder and mix well. Add honey to taste. Sip and enjoy!
Ashwagandha Tonic Recipe.
Ingredients:1–2 teaspoons ashwagandha powder,2 cups milk,1 tablespoon raw sugar,⅛ teaspoon cardamom.
Directions: Simmer 1 to 2 teaspoons powdered ashwagandha in 2 cups milk over low heat for 15 minutes. Add 1 tablespoon raw sugar and ⅛ teaspoon cardamom and stir until well mixed. Turn off heat. Drink a cup once or twice a day.
For the best result from Ashwagandha powder, do contact your Health care practitioner to understand the uses as per your system requirement.