Ashwagandha Powder is an alternative form of medicine that is based on the Indian Principles of natural healing and is one of the most important herbs in Ayurveda. It is a herb that is used for over 3000 years with the sole purpose to relieve stress, improve concentration levels and increase energy levels. In Sanskrit ‘Ashwagandha’ means ‘smell of the horse’ which explains its ability to increase strength and unique smell in detail. It was first inscribed in holy and sacred Ayurvedic texts: the Charaka and the Sushruta Samhitas. By consuming it you can actually feel the strength of a stallion. This herb provides ‘the virility of a horse’ that boosts sexual function for both men and women. The best part of Ashwagandha is that it is very practical and its an adaptogen. The reason it is referred to as an adaptogen is due to the fact that it normalizes physiological function in various and sometimes mysterious ways.

Ashwagandha improves the brain’s basic functionalities like attention and concentration. It possesses powers to takeout symptoms of Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and other neurogenerative diseases. Ashwagandha is very popular for anti-aging, insomnia, boosting immunity and joint pain. Some researchers are still trying to solve the mystery behind its healing capabilities. It includes ingredients like Indian ginseng and winter cherry. The botanical reference for Ashwagandha Plant is Withania somnifera. The Ashwagandha herb is native of India and North Africa, is a small shrub with yellow flowers. You can also find it in the middle east and United States where the climate is moderate. The powder or extracts from the roots and leaves can be used to treat a variety of health conditions. The high concentration of withanolides helps to fight inflammation and tumor growth. In its Ayurvedic history, this herb has been used as a ‘rasayana’.

What is Rasayana? Rasayana is a form of treatment that helps to eliminate emotional tension and physical discomfort by creating a strong foundation of wellness and stability in the body. Throughout the seasons, Ashwagandha has been used for thousands of years to tackle negative stress. Strengthening the immune system has been the main purpose ever since its inception in the ayurvedic age. Tribal people in Africa use Ashwagandha for traditional purposes like fever and inflammatory conditions. The dried leaves are converted into a paste for the treatment of burns and wounds in Yemen. The leaves and berries can be used for external healing, ulcers, carbuncles, tumors, and tubercular glands. Ashwagandha since has become the most preferred for multi-ingredient Ayurvedic formulations for a variety of ailments. The medicinal powers of Ashwagandha have been used and celebrated by cultures across the world with its rich history of healing.

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