Ashwagandha Root - Organic

Interestingly, the Sanskrit term “ashwagandha” means “horse odour,” which refers to the herb’s ability to strengthen immunity and increase stamina.

Ashwagandha has been known in Ayurvedic medicine for its powerful healing properties and has been used for healing ailments since ancient times. Native to India and western Asia, ashwagandha, also known as poison gooseberry, Indian ginseng, and winter cherry. Its name, translated from Sanskrit, means “horse smell” because of the potent smell of the plant’s roots.

Because ashwagandha is an adaptogen, it may help lower high blood pressure. An adaptogen is a natural substance that can help the body cope with stress and reduce levels of anxiety.

Bottom line: Stress and anxiety are two major causes of high blood pressure, and ashwagandha has been shown to lower pulse rate and blood pressure.

 

Ingredients: Ashwagandha* *Organic Certified Organic by Pro-Cert Organic Systems (Organic Equivalency with COR, NOP, EU, JAS)

 

Try:

Ashwagandha Tea with Milk and Cardamom
You'll need 1 tsp Ashwagandha root, powdered in a mortar & pestle. ½ cup milk (or milk substitute - almond, rice, soy, etc.). 1 tsp palm sugar. ½ cup water. 3-4 cardamom pods. Bring the entire mixture (minus cardamom) to a boil and simmer until reduces to ½ cup. Strain. Add cardamom. Enjoy!

STEEPING TIME

TEA CUP 8oz (237ml) 10oz (296ml) 12oz (355ml)
AMOUNT 1 heaping teaspoon of "The Perfect Measure Spoon" 1 heaping teaspoon of "The Perfect Measure Spoon"  1.5 heaping teaspoon of "The Perfect Measure Spoon" 
MILD 2-3 min 2-3 min 2-3 min
MEDIUM 4-5 min 4-5 min 4-5 min
STRONG 6-7 min 6-7 min 6-7 min
The Amazing Tea Co recommends 3-5 min

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