Current Planetary Positions



I use this herb regularly. It strengthens the body in a variety of ways and though often primarily prescribed for  this very reason, in my case, the relaxation qualities are most helpful. I usually take 500 mg (gelatin capsule) in the evening as a way to promote deep restful sleep. If I feel unusually “wired” I’ll take 1000. I’ve also taken it as a tincture and it is just as effective.


From time to time I take it during the day as well. Provided I’m not tired or sleepy in the daytime, ashwaghanda is very relaxing and promotes good meditation. It is considered “Ayurveda’s ginseng”. I agree though in contrast to ginseng, it is not just strengthening but also relaxing at the same time. Excellent Herb. I place it at the very top of my own list.


A website that lists some ashwaghanda benefits:


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