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Ashwagandha – Withania somnifera

Ashwagandha – Withania somnifera
Certified Organic

rejuvenator that promotes vitality & strength
450 mg. capsules, 100 per bottle

  • Increases energy and vitality
  • General adaptogen for combating stress
  • Assists in calming the mind and promotes restful sleep
  • Supports proper function of the adrenals

Ayurvedic description:

  • Rasa (taste): bitter, astringent, sweet
  • Virya (action): heating
  • Vipaka (post-digestive effect): sweet
  • Doshas (constitutions): Balancing for vata and kapha, may aggravate pitta in excess

Commentary:
Ashwagandha is one of the most highly regarded and commonly used adaptogens in Ayurvedic medicine. Maximizing the body’s ability to resist stress, it enables the body to reserve and sustain vital energy throughout the day while promoting sound, restful sleep at night. It is considered one of the best herbs for calming vata and for revitalizing the male reproductive system. Used by both men and women, it maintains proper nourishment of the tissues, particularly muscle and bone, while supporting proper function of the adrenals. This potent herb is used to promote muscle strength and to support comfortable joint movement. It is also used to maintain a healthy libido, for it is said to bestow upon its user the vitality and strength of a horse. As a rejuvenator, Ashwagandha is particularly useful to seniors and for anyone that would benefit from a nourishing, natural source of energy.

Common Usage:
As a rejuvenator it can be used throughout the life to boost energy and reduce stress.

Possible Contraindications:
High ama, pregnancy, pitta women, should not be used by women for more than 12 months

Suggested Use:
1-2 capsules, once or twice daily, or as directed by your health practitioner.

Notes:
Ashwagandha is also available in powder form

Additional facts:
Serving size: 1 capsule
Servings per container: 100
Each 450 mg capsule contains: Ashwagandha root (Withania somnifera)

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