Ashwagandha Root (Powder or Tincture)

Ashwagandha Root (Withania somnifera)

An ayurvedic herb native to India. Its active ingredients are called withanolides. It is sometimes called the ‘Indian Ginseng’ as the two have similar medicinal properties. Like Ginseng it is considered a tonic herb and helps normalise body function as well as improve the body's ability to cope with illness and stress.  Traditionally it has been mainly used for men with Shatavari being the female equivalent. Reported uses include use to improve vitality, dementia and multiple sclerosis. It has a reputation for nurturing and clarifying the mind whilst calming and strengthening the nerves. It also promotes restful sleep.

Adults: Indication dependent- contact us for advice
Children: Not required

Useful Information
- Best taken with milk or food

Can cause skin reactions and GI effects, avoid using in women