Medicinal Herbs Archive

Top 10 Questions About Ashwagandha answered

What is ashwagandha? Ashwagandha is an Indian ginseng that is also known as winter cherry and its roots have been utilized for millenniums by Ayurveda practitioners. Ashwagandha refers to a horse’s smell and its purpose is to give the strength of a stallion to people who are recuperating from sickness. This plant becomes a short

Ashwagandha Side Effects & Contraindications

One of the herbs that have been used for hundreds of years by the Indian medical system or Ayurveda practice is ashwagandha.  This herb is considered an adaptogen as it makes the body flexible to change. It enhances vitality, boosts sexual function and strengthens the immune system. There are reported side effects of ashwagandha as

Ashwagandha Churna Benefits

Ashwagandha Churna is also known as Withania somnifera and Indian winter cherry in powdered form.  It is a herbal / ayurvedic rejuvenator that boosts  vitality and stamina for eternal health. It also enhances mental and physical ability and called a wonderful natural tonic. Ashwagandha Churna is a Sanskrit term that means horse’s power i.e. it vitalizes body

Ashwagandha: Ayurvedic Herb for Stress and Anxiety

Adaptogen herbs are one of the most important groups of herbs to take into the 21st century. Adaptogens not only increase the resistance to the adverse effects of long-term stress yet the majority are also a tonic, immune-stimulating and increase general sense of well-being. Ashwagandha is an adaptogenic herb that helps the body successfully adapt to

Rhodiola Rosea: a remarkable adaptogen for anxiety and depression

Rhodiola (Rhodiola rosea) is a medicinal plant with adaptogenic, antioxidant, endocrine, reproductive, and central nervous system effects. Rhodiola root preparations have been extensively studied and used in Scandinavia and Russia as an herbal medicine. In the twentieth century, Soviet physicians classified rhodiola as an adaptogen. This invented term refers to a hypothetical treatment described as