The tonic medicine of Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha Withania somnifera

We’re talking about a very old, wise and cherished medicinal plant here. The Winter Cherry. Indian Ginseng. Ashwagandha. Whatever name you know this plant by, there’s a many thousand year history that tells the tale of this plant. In this article I’ll give you an idea of what herbalists use Ashwagandha for traditionally, and what the latest research can tell us about new and innovative ways we’re using it to treat anxiety, infertility, cognitive disorders and diabetes. You may have heard of Ashwagandha (or ‘Withania’) as an adaptogen for the adrenal system that builds your stress tolerance. Absolutely right, I’ll tell you how Ashwagandha works and impart a bit of herbal wisdom in the next few paragraphs.

Welcome to herb class….

Continue reading
Continue Reading

Magic Velvet Bean Chocolate

Velvet Bean Chocolate

Time to indulge! Here’s a recipe that ticks all the boxes when it comes to sweet treats for the health-lover that you are: its easy (ridiculously so), its fast (got 15 minutes?), there no added sugar (only the goodness of maple syrup), and its rich in neurochemical-boosting, mood-liftin’, endorphin-surging herbs. Of course, there’s got be herbs in it! We’re making Magic Velvet Bean Chocolate!

 

Continue reading
Continue Reading