origin : India
Ashwagandha Root , with the Latin name of Withania somnifera, is a five foot tall deep-green leafed shrub that is in the solanaceae family. 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. The roots can reach eight to twelve inches long, and this is the part of the plant that is primarily used as organic herbs. Although the root is the predominant part used of these herbs, the berries, leaves, and fruit are sometimes used as well.
MAIN ACTIONS :
- promotes healthy sexual + reproductive balance
- immune support
- anti inflammatory
- dry + bitter
Warning: Not to be used during pregnancy, may cause drowsiness to some
This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is for educational purposes only. This information is not intended to prevent, diagnose, treat, or cure any disease or condition.
In addition, many herbs are not safe in pregnancy, lactation, children, and in certain health conditions.
When using plants medicinally, please check with your licensed healthcare provider. In addition, strongly consider working with a trained herbalist.