Challenges of day-to-day living; work deadlines, relentless emails, traffic jams among others contribute to our daily stressors. Winding down and calming both body and mind after a busy day has never been trickier to master. We all may have our ways of managing a busy lifestyle but, if we need some extra help, there are natural remedies out there to help exchange feelings of anxiety for feelings of calm.
If you’re acquainted with the ancient Indian holistic healing practice of Ayurveda, you may be familiar with the adaptogenic powerhouse herb that is ashwagandha. If you haven’t had the pleasure, then allow us to introduce you.
What is Ashwagandha?
Ashwagandha is a traditional herb that has been used in Ayurvedic, Indian and Unani medicine spanning 3000 years. Classed as a modern-day ‘adaptogen’, ashwagandha promotes balance in many different systems of the body, adapting to your individual needs. Better more, the herb has been given the honorary title of ‘Indian ginseng’ for its wellness properties, through supporting the endocrine and nervous systems.
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The root contains several compounds that are considered bioactive, including the steroidal lactones withanolide glycosides and withaferins, alkaloids, acylsteryl glycosides and saponins.
These properties are used to help naturally alleviate stressors, bringing both energy and inner calm. By nourishing a worried mind and relaxing the nervous system, the body is rebalanced.
Ashwagandha essential oil
What better way to indulge in all the benefits offered by this powerful herb than with ashwagandha essential oil?
Accompanied with a diffuser, applied topically or diluted for massage, ashwagandha essential oil delivers an impressively wide range of health benefits for both psychological and physiological wellbeing.
Renowned for its calming effect, ashwagandha essential oil is excellent for promoting better sleep and relieving muscle tension, among restoring the skin's natural suppleness and elasticity. A natural remedy to help calm your busy mind, balance your body, protect your immune system and more – what is not to love!
Most adaptogenic herbs have a positive effect on our immune system and ashwagandha is no exception. Regarded as a rejuvenative, ashwagandha oil is a potent anti-inflammatory. With the added benefits of promoting stamina and building muscle tissue making it the perfect support to make those trips to the gym even more effective.
What does ashwagandha do?
Historically, the roots of ashwagandha have been shown to help:
- Helps the body adapt to stressful conditions.
- It is a nourishing tonic that supports the nervous system and the endocrine system
- Supports cardiovascular and immune health
- Ability to enhance your stamina
- Lowering cortisol levels and balancing thyroid hormones
- Supports the sleep cycle
- Improve cognitive ability
- Increase endurance, strength and muscle recovery rate
How to use ashwagandha?
The pure herbal blend, Organic Ashwagandha Booster helps the body to naturally alleviate stressors, boost immunity, balance blood sugar levels and calm the mind.
Our Kapha balancing ayurvedic blend, Strength & Spirit Plant Alchemy, too, combines the strength of ashwagandha to exude calm. With fortifying ashwagandha, antioxidant-rich turmeric, detoxifying manjishtha, digestion soothing nagarmotha and nutrient-dense moringa; this formula helps power metabolism, strengthen immunity, stabilise blood sugar levels and uplift the senses.
If you want to experience the full treatment of immune system support, indulge in our Therapeutic Rescue Kit; Organic Ashwagandha Booster, Kapha Spirited Body Oil & Spirited Herbal Infusion.