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AyuHerbs Series Ashwagandha

AyuHerbs Series - Herb Name:  Ashwagandha   - Originally used in traditional Indian Ayurvedic Medicine, Ashwagandha is a small evergreen shrub that grows in India, Middle East and parts of Africa.  Ashwagandha is an adaptogenic - it adapts to balance out the levels , e.g. hormones, of your body ; it aims to ensure stability in the body. Ashwagandha: Ashwa means horse; Ashwagandha name describes smell of its root, which smells like a horse  Benefits of Ashwagandha * Relieves Stress and Anxiety  It helps lower levels of cortisol, a hormone produced by your adrenal glands in response to stress. * Promotes Better Sleep  The leaves of the plant contain the compound triethylene glycol, which promotes sleep induction.  - Try our Sleep care milk recipe detailed below! * Improves Immunity Ashwagandha increases white blood cell count within the body thus boosting immune system health  * Improves Cognitive Abilities and Memory  Being a calming agent, it improves focus and attention. * Boosts Musc