Ashwagandha (Withania) - Powder

Ashwagandha (Withania) - Powder

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Botanical name: Withania somnifera

Family: Solanaceae

Other common names: Withania, Indian ginseng, Winter cherry

Part used: Root

Actions: Adaptogenic, Tonic, Sedative

Discover the benefits of organic Ashwagandha Powder, made from the root of Withania somnifera. A popular adaptogen, it's been a staple in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years. This powerful herb can help your body adapt to physical and mental stress, increase vitality, and improve mental alertness. Ashwagandha also has the ability to promote rest and relaxation, helping you sleep and recover better.

How to Use & Prepare Ashwagandha

  • Ashwagandha is a nurturing tonic that relaxes rather than stimulates the body making it useful for recovery after illness or extreme stress.
  • A mild sedative, it can help calm the body to promote deeper, more restful sleep.
  • Helps prevent diseases in elderly individuals, promote recovery in athletes, and revitalize children with low energy & motivation. 
  • Add to smoothies or make your own Ashwagandha tea.


Infusion: Pour 1 cup boiling water over 2tsp (3-6g) Ashwagandha root powder, cover and infuse for 5-10 minutes, then strain. It can be drunk hot or cold (even added to smoothies/juices) and can be stored in the fridge for up to 48 hours.

Milk drink: prepare as above, add 1 cup of warm milk. Add honey and a grating of nutmeg to taste.

Tincture: Make a 1:5 tincture of Ashwagandha and 45% alcohol for convenience if taking a number of herbs at once

Soups and smoothies: Soaking Ashwagandha root in warm water and then blending it into soups or smoothies is an easy way to enjoy the benefits of this nurturing root.



Withania somnifera is generally well tolerated and there are no known side effects.

Caution: May potentiate the effects of the drug thyroxine - need to monitor.

All information provided on this website is for informational purposes only. Please seek professional advice before commencing any treatment.


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