Botanical name: Withania somnifera
Other names: Ashwagandha, Indian ginseng, Avarada, Whitania
Distribution: India, East Asia, Mediterranean region
ORIGIN : INDIA
Typically found and cultivated in India, Ashwagandha has been popularly applied to those with overworked and often hyper-tense lives. Ashwagandha is India’s native answer to Ginseng and it is currently being applied in Ayurvedic medicine to treat hypertension and stress related ailments. Recent studies have attempted to popularize its use as a preliminary treatment for male infertility and impotence problems.
Ayurvedic prationners have been using Ashwagandha as a general tonic but mostly to treat overwork, nervous fatigue and depression. This plant reduces the Vata and the Kapha (Ayurvedic). It’s also used to treat anemia because of it’s high iron content.
Ashwagandha calms the nerves, promote and helps regulate sleep, tonify, relaxes and helps to clear the mind.
Our Ashwagandha is higher quality because it’s freshly harvested by knowledgeable family farmers, as well as it’s stored in the cold and dark. It contains a high content of essential oils.
Our Ashwagandha is ethically harvested by local family farmers.