Ashwagandha Root - Certified Organic Cut & Sifted 1 lb. - Starwest
Herbal Information on Ashwagandha Root in Bulk Form
Names: Ashwagandha Root, Winter cherry, Indian ginseng
Botanical Name: Withania somnifera
Pin Yin Name: None
Ingredients: No fillers or excipient
Pack Size: 1 pound
Form: Cut pieces -- Certified Organic
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.
About Ashwagandha Certified Organic Root
This plant family includes such well-known vegetables as tomatoes, potatoes and eggplant, along with flowers like petunias. Ashwagandha root has clusters of yellow flowers and produces red fruit the size of a berry. This plant is from the time of Ayurveda, the ancient system of Indian medicine.
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How to Use Bulk Herbs Chart
With so many different ways to use bulk herbs, it is easy to get confused. In order to understand how to use the different parts of the plant, please see our informational chart below. We also have several helpful pages if you need additional information. Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly.
|Parts of Plants||Tincture||Decoction||Syrup/Gargle||Topical/Facial||Tea/Infusion||Cooking|
|Hard/Dried Berries||YES||YES||YES||Grind First||NO||YES|
|Roots/Tubers||YES||YES||Decoct First||Grind First||NO||YES|
|Bark||YES||YES||Decoct First||Grind First||NO||YES|
|Stems||YES||YES||Decoct First||Grind First||YES||YES|
|Flowers||YES||YES||Make Tea First||Grind First||YES||YES|
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Our professional staff continuously monitors product quality to ensure customer safety and satisfaction. Retained samples from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification. Starwest utilizes not only our in-house laboratory, but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee our analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb.