Ashwagandha RootRegular price $15.95
1 oz Fresh Ashwagandha Root
Naturally grown, hand-harvested to order
Ashwagandha, also known as Indian Ginseng, is an annual rhyzomatous herb plant grown for it's medicinal root. Taken as a tea or in a tincture or capsule form, Ashwagandha is widely popular in Ayurvedic medicine to reduce anxiety and depression and to help achieve mental clarity.
How to Use Ashwagandha
"Ashwaganda comes in various forms. While there is no standard dose, it is usually recommended that you ingest only 3 to 6 grams of this powder daily. It should also be noted that to get the maximum health benefits that the plant offers, you should make sure to use fresh ashwagandha. Ideally, you should buy organic ashwagandha to avoid ingesting pesticides and other harmful chemicals used in conventional farming. If you want to consume ashwagandha powder to maximize its healing uses, here is a recipe for ashwagandha tea with milk and cardamom." (Mercola)
Ashwagandha Tea With Milk and Cardamom:
- ½ cup raw organic milk
- 1 teaspoon Ashwagandha powder
- 1 teaspoon honey
- ½ cup water
Boil milk, ashwagandha and honey over low heat.
Wait for it until the mixture is reduced to about ½ cup.
Add cardamom and drink while it's lukewarm. Consume this drink twice daily.
Fall, Winter (multiple harvests per year depending on planting).
Ashwaganda root is ready to harvest 150 to 180 days after planting, just as the berries have formed and the leaves have begun to yellow.
Up to 2-3 ft tall and wide and can be grown in deep planters.
Soil & Moisture:
Performs best in high, dry, sandy soil with consistent watering. Drought tolerant once established.
Full Sun, Part Shade
Outdoors 4+; Patio/Greenhouse 4+
Our Ashwaganda is grown from seed and capable of harvest within one growing season