If you were to get stuck on a deserted island, Ashwagandha is the only survival tool you should choose. also known as the Indian ginseng or winter cherry, it is an ancient plant that is essential for longevity. It is a power herb that has many unique properties which the human body requires for a healthy and magical life.
Considered as the king plant of the herbal kingdom, Ashwagandha has just about everything you need to elevate and restore your health. In fact, the enlightened rishis considered it as one of the finest herbal medicines known to man. It has been revered for thousands of years in India’s Ayurvedic healing tradition.
Ashwagandha is just what you need to consume when stressed. This herb has natural properties to calm you down and and boost your stamina. It also restores balance in your body. This is why the herb is called rayasana in the Ayurveda tradition, which translates to a ‘herb that rejuvenates.’
Multiple studies of the plant have shown that potent extracts of Ashwagandha produce anxiety-relieving effects that are as powerful as many commonly used anti-depressants, without any side effects.
Research studies at universities in Japan show that this herb regenerates nerve cells and dendrite growth throughout the brain and body. This power makes Ashwagandha a frontline treatment for neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer and Parkinson Disease. Ashwagandha also improves communication between nerve cells and stimulates the body’s capacity to heal any nervous system damage.
And if that wasn’t enough it also increases libido and sexual virility.
This wonderful plant has been used for over 4000 years in magic and healing in India and even as far away and isolated as Hawaii. It is filled with the magical energy of purification.
The active and magical part of the plant is called curcumin. It is very difficult to absorb into the body. This is why it is very important to steep this blend in the highest temperature water for at least 3 minutes and also why we have added the chai to this recipe as its make up increases our bodies ability to absorb the curcumin.