Ashwagandha Root - Powder Form 1 lb. - Starwest Botanicals
Herbal Information Ashwangandha 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: Powder - Wildcraft
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.
About Withania somnifera 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. Ashawagandha is known throughout the world as a powerful adaptogen. and is used in Ayurvedic herbalism. Ashwagandha is a plant that is native to Africa, including Algeria, Egypt, Chad, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Swaziland; Asia with reference to Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, India; and Europe in terms of Greece, Italy and Spain. Withania somnifera thrive in the warm climates of all of these countries.
- Steroidal lactones
How to use Bulk Herbs
|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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