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Latin name : Withania Somnifera
Part : Roots
Country : India
Amount : 100 g or 454 g (1lb)
Properties : Adaptogenic, astragalus nourishes and strengthens the whole organism. Useful in case of fatigue and exhaustion.
Hair : Ashwagandha stimulates hair growth and activates hair follicles. It decreases hair loss and fighting white hair while maintaining melanin levels, caused the color of the hair. The Ashwagandha also sanitizes the scalp and overflows to the dandruff.
Skin : Ashwagandha acts against aging and skin drought, then promotes the production of collagen. It reduces fine lines, fine lines and imperfections. It facilitates healing by the very fact. It is often used in poultice against wounds and injuries. It is also effective against skin inflammation including acne.
Precautionary : Do not take internally with the intake of alcohol and anti -depressants and sedative drugs. Do not take in case of hypothyroidism.
Plant powders' uses: In capsules, in food, in smoothie, in pastilles and energy balls, then externally (cosmetics, ointments, poultices). Unless exceptional, plant powders are not soluble in water, although several molecules they contain. For better results, it is preferable to extract these molecules in water, alcohol or in oil (certain molecules are fat -soluble). For more information, the Schools Flowers offers an introductory workshop and an à la carte course on the manufacture of therapeutic products.
We advise to consult a health professional before using medicinal plants, especially if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or under medication.
Information on this website has not been assessed by Health Canada and does not replace the opinion of a health professional. She is only informative.