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Ancient Ally: Ashwagandha

By Erin Stokes, ND (ADVERTORIAL) – Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is an ancient ally that has been utilized and revered in India for thousands of years. In the traditional Indian system of medicine, Ayurveda, this humble looking plant is considered a rasayana, a restorative tonic that increases health and longevity.  Ayurveda, a Sanskrit word, literally […]

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3 Ways That Ashwagandha Benefits Your Everyday Health

Send to Kindle Ayurvedic practitioners have stated there are many ashwagandha benefits when used as a medicinal aid. This striking red fruit from a little green shrub has caught the attention of modern scientists as well. Like many ayurvedic herbs and medicinal plants, ashwagandha’s reputation grew over centuries as healers and teachers observed its apparent […]

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Ashawagandha Thyroid Benefits and Available Supplements

Send to Kindle Ashwagandha is one of those herbs that sounds almost too good to be true. According to ancient Ayurvedic practices and modern medical studies, ashwagandha may be able to help regulate hormone levels, provide support for stress and feelings of nervousness, and support a healthy immune system, among other potential benefits. Today, hundreds […]

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Experience The Medicinal Potential of Ashwagandha Root

Send to Kindle The ashwagandha shrub, also known as Withania somnifera, was originally given its name because the plant’s root was thought to smell like a horse. Instead of avoiding this yellow-flowered, strangely scented plant, humans have been mining potential medicinal benefits for centuries. This evergreen herb, which is also known as “Indian ginseng” and […]

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What Does Research Say About Turmeric Powder Benefits?

Send to Kindle If you follow the medical media (or have more than 100 friends on Facebook), you may have seen some lofty claims about turmeric powder benefits. You’ve also probably seen people making the complete opposite conclusion, claiming that turmeric has no medical value whatsoever, full stop. It’s hard to find good information about […]

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Ayurvedic Dosha: Discover Your Energy

Send to Kindle Holistic medical practice – often inspired by Eastern philosophies – are becoming more and more popular in the United States. People are expressing the desire to find healthy, natural, holistic ways of achieving wellness and balance, and for many people, they turn to Ayurveda. Ayurveda, with its rich 5,000 year history, is […]

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Pitta Diet: Your Personalized Food Guide

Send to Kindle One thing we know for sure is this: we can never have enough good meal suggestions. And behind every great meal suggestion is a list of ingredients. Ideally, ingredients that are good for you and that help support your health (and that taste good, too). The sum of foods you eat is […]

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What is Shatavari Root?

Send to Kindle When looking for potential health benefits of supplements and traditional plant medicines, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with the lingo. After all, many of these words come from languages that have little to do with English. For people intimidated by the unfamiliarity of it all, it’s important to get to know these […]

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