Ashwagandha is one of the most commonly used adaptogenic herbs and has been extensively researched throughout the years. It’s most well-known for its’ antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, anti-anxiety and thyroid-modulating properties. It is also known for its ability to strengthen the immune system and is commonly referred to as “Indian ginseng” as it has been known to enhance stamina and aid in stress relief. In Sanskrit, ashwagandha means “that which imparts the strength of a stallion” referring to its ability to increase stamina, endurance and energy.
Ashwagandha has a number of health benefits, both physical and mental. According to a study performed by the Department of Pharmacology at the Banaras Hindu University’s Institute of Medical Sciences in Varanasi, India, ashwagandha is characterized as a “rasayana” meaning it promotes both your physical and mental health and also helps to defend and protect the body against disease and damage while also slowing down the aging process. Many studies have concluded that ashwagandha possess many anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. These properties play a huge role in ashwagandha’s ability to improve thyroid function, relieve adrenal fatigue, combat against stress, anxiety and even depression, balance blood sugar levels, improve memory, boost your immune system, increase stamina and endurance, help increase strength and even improve sexual vigor and fertility - just to name a few.
Organic Traditions Ashwagandha Smoothie Booster
- Certified Organic, Gluten-Free, Vegan, Non-GMO
- Gentle, Rejuvenating and Strengthening Ayurvedic Tonic
- Bitter, astringent and sweet taste profile
- No added flavors, fillers, preservatives, additives, sweeteners, stabilizers or excipients
- Add ⅛-¼ of a teaspoon to 8-16 oz. of water, coconut water, any beverage or a smoothie
Directions: Use ⅛-¼ of a teaspoon once or twice daily. Sensitive systems may want to start with only 1/8th of a teaspoon once daily and assess the results.