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Did you know why Ashwagandha is called ancient medicine/ medicinal herb?

Ashwagandha  (Withania somnifera, fam. Solanaceae)  is an evergreen shrub native to India. It is sometimes called Indian ginseng, because it has many of the same healing properties as ginseng. Ashwagandha is used in Ayurvedic medicine, the ancient Indian form of healing still practiced today. It is also used in Chinese medicine. Both systems of medicine use ashwagandha as a tonic or an herb to heal the entire body. It is perfect for this type of healing, because the herb is an adaptogen. As such, it can strengthen the entire body, as ginseng does. It can also be used to treat fatigue and many conditions related to aging. Another thing that ashwagandha does is help the body to better resist the...

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Health Benefits of Wheatgrass Powder

What is Wheatgrass? Wheatgrass is a kind of grass. The above-ground parts, roots, and rhizome are used to make medicine. Wheatgrass is primarily used as a concentrated source of nutrients. It contains vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E, iron, calcium, magnesium, and amino acids. From helping with weight loss to improving overall health, skin, and hair, wheatgrass benefits are multifold. Wheatgrass contains chemicals that might have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory (anti-swelling) activity. This is why some people think it might be helpful for conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease. It also contains a chemical that might fight bacterial infections. How to use Wheatgrass Powder? Fill the measuring spoon provided within the box and add it to a glass of 250 -...

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