Botanical Name: Withania somnifera.
Part Used: Dried root.
About Ashwagandha Tincture: Ashwagandha is a true blessing to humankind, and is renowned in the ancient Ayurvedic tradition from India. Ayurvedic practitioners often say that if you use Ashwagandha consistently for a year, you will have the strength of a horse for the next ten years! The earthy roots of Ashwagandha are adaptogenic, meaning that they help our bodies navigate the daily stressors of life with increased resilience and grace. When taken over several months, we may find that we are experiencing deeper sleep and that our energy levels are sustained in a new way.
Ashwagandha relaxes and nourishes the nervous system, calms the mind, lessens occasional tension, supports healthy hormone balance, and enhances overall vitality and vivaciousness. This plant is traditionally used as a deeply rejuvenating plant ally during postpartum, menopause, and beyond menopause, and is appropriate for individuals of all genders. Ashwagandha strengthens the nervous system, hormonal system, and immune system, supports healthy liver function, and helps maintain balanced cortisol levels.
Taste / Energetics: sweet, bitter, warming, pungent, earthy.
Actions: adaptogen, nervine, tonic, antispasmodic, rejuvenative.
When to reach for it: You're looking to support self-care. When you feel a bit depleted, lethargic, or cold. For postpartum, menopause, and post-menopause support. During recovery from long periods of stress or increased demands on mind, body, and spirit. To support an exercise or physical practice. To strengthen healthy virility and stamina. Take in the evenings to help calm the mind and promote more restful sleep.
Ingredients: Dried Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) root†, Spring Water, Grain Alcohol^.
Servings: 30 per 1oz bottle.
Serving Size: 20 drops (1ml).
Suggested Use: Add 20 drops (1ml) to 1 ounce of water 2-3 times/day or as suggested by your healthcare practitioner.
Safety Considerations: Consult your healthcare practitioner for use in pregnancy. Avoid use in hyperthyroidism. Ashwagandha is a member of the Solanaceae (nightshade) family of plants, avoid if you have a sensitivity or allergies to the nightshade plant family.
^Certified Organic, ^^Sustainably Cultivated, **Consciously Wildcrafted, †Biodynamic
*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.