Botanical Name – Withania somnifera

Family: Solanaceae

Energetics: warm, dry, relaxant

Taste: bitter, pungent, sweet

Parts used: root

Affinities: endocrine and immune systems

Actions: adaptogen, nervous trophorestorative, digestive, alterative, antispasmodic, immune modulator, cardioprotective

Preparations: tea/ decoction, honey infusion, tincture, capsule

Cautions: Avoid if you have sensitivities to nightshades. Avoid during pregnancy. 

Therapeutic Uses:

  • Ashwagandha helps the adrenals and other endocrine organs better deal with stress. 
  • Mildly bitter, it gently stimulates digestion.
  • When your circadian rhythm is out of whack, ashwagandha will help you reset. It’s extremely useful if you have been staying up late due to work, school, stress, etc. and you just need to get back on a good sleep schedule. 
  • Supportive for the parasympathetic nervous system (rest and digest).
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. For educational purposes only.