Your Complete Guide To Ashwagandha

What is Ashwagandha?

Ashwagandha, also known as Withania somnifera, is an herb that’s found in Africa, India and parts of the Middle East. It’s best known for reducing anxiety and stress. Ashwagandha is classified as an adaptogen, which means it enhances the body’s resilience to stress.

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Ashwagandha benefits for your health

Some potential benefits of Ashwagandha are better athletic performance, reduced stress and inflammation, and better quality of sleep.

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History of Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha can be tracked back to 6000 BC and its use in Ayurveda. Ayurveda is one of the oldest holistic health systems globally, and its roots are in India. Ashwagandha has been known relieve stress and anxiety and promote overall wellness.

Ashwagandha caffeine content

If you’re looking for a naturally caffeine-free drink, Ashwagandha should be your cup of tea. Ashwagandha is naturally caffeine-free. Consuming caffeine is generally safe in moderate quantities. However, large quantities of caffeine have been linked to issues with anxiety, insomnia, headaches, and heart palpitations.

If you’re interested in rooibos but also prefer caffeinated drinks, we highly recommend checking our green or black teas. Enjoying a caffeinated tea in the morning and rooibos throughout the day is a perfect combination while ensuring healthy caffeine doses.

What does Ashwagandha tea taste like?

Ashwagandha is naturally earthy and moderately bitter in flavor. Most people recomend consuming it with a sweetener such as honey and cardamom.

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Ashwagandha tea can be found on our website! We’re USDA certified organic, and our products are vegan and free of GMO’s. Feel free to try us out! However, if you’re more of an in-store person (we totally get that), you can find Ashwagandha tea at any organic or wellness store such as Whole Foods.

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How do you steep rooibos tea?

To brew Ashwagandha tea, add one tsp of Ashwagandha root to an infuser or drawstring Tea Bags. Let the tea steep for five to seven minutes in 8 ounces of boiling, filtered water. After the tea is done steeping, remove the tea leaves from the liquid and enjoy!

Because Ashwagandha is an herbal tea, it will not become bitter the longer you steep.

If you’re looking for an infuser or drawstring bags to brew your rooibos tea, we’ve got you covered. At Full Leaf Tea Company, we love all things tea, so it was only natural that we create tea accessories to elevate your enjoyment of our unique blends. Here are three accessories to help make enjoying your rooibos tea easier.

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