About our organic ashwagandha powder
Ashwagandha is one of the main Ayurvedic herbs and has used most for over 3000 years for a wide variety of conditions. Ayurvedic practitioners give this vital healing plant to help people strengthen their immune system after an illness. They often refer it to as “Indian Ginseng” because of its wonderful rejuvenating properties (although ginseng and ashwagandha are unrelated). Ashwagandha powder as an adaptogen which helps the body adapt and cope with daily stress.
Country of Origin: India
Botanical Name: Withania Somnifera
Common Names: Winter Cherry
Ashwagandha contains many useful nutritional components including anolides, alkaloids, choline, fatty acids, amino acids, and a variety of sugars.
Ashwagandha belongs to the same family as the tomato (nightshade family- Solanaceae) and is native to the dry regions of India, northern Africa, and the Middle East.
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The usual recommended dose is 3-6g a day. Begin with 1/8 teaspoon, slowly increasing to 1 teaspoon. Add to smoothies, juices, water, nut milk etc. For people who suffer from insomnia and anxiety, having a hot drink that contains a teaspoon of powdered ashwagandha before bedtime can be very beneficial.
In extremely large doses, ashwagandha has been reported to induce abortions in animals. Although no similar studies have been carried out on humans, women should avoid the herb during pregnancy.
Nutritional info Per 100g
Energy KJ – 1159KJ
Energy Kcal – 277Kcal
Total Carbohydrates – 46.9g
Of Which Sugar – 10.7g
Fibre – 36.0g
Protein – 3.7g
Total Fat – 0.3g
Of Which Saturates – 0.1g
Sodium – 247mg
Allergen free from:
Peanut, Peanut Oil
Milk & Derivatives
Wheat & Gluten
Other Known Allergens
Free from any GMO
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