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Ashwaganda Root Powder

Ashwaganda Root Powder


Our ashwagandha powder is ground from organically grown Withania somnifera roots. Ashwagandha root has been highly coveted for centuries as an adaptogen and nervine to help manage stress and cognitive function. Beleived to be a nourishing herb that promotes youthfullness and vitality; it has also been used as a sleep aid. It is also beleived to be supportive to women's well being. 'Ashwagandha' literally means 'smelling like a horse' which is thought to refer to its pungent scent. 


*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. This item is sold as a bulk botanical sample. For educational purposes only.

  • Botanical name

    Withania somnifera

  • Origin


  • Botany

    W. somnifera is an erect, greyish, slightly hairy evergreen shrub that grows to about 1.5 m in height and has fairly long tuberous roots. It is widely cultivated in India and throughout the Middle East and is found in eastern Africa. The small and greenish-yellow flowers can be single or in clusters. The fruit is smooth, round, and fleshy, with many seeds; it is orange-red when ripe and enclosed in a membranous covering.1 A synonym is Physalis somnifera L.

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