Ashwagandha Dried Root
USES: Beneficial for treating impotence, infertility, sexual dysfunction, or low sperm count. Sedative to the nerves and an adaptogenic tonic, the root is also useful for treating tiredness, senility, headache, lack of concentration, and drug burnout.
TINCTURE: Dried root to menstruum – 1:5 (50A:50W)
DECOCTION: 1TB dried herbs per cup of cold water into saucepan. Bring to gentle boil. Simmer for 20 minutes. Allow to cool and strain.
POULTICE: Make paste with dried herb & hot water. Apply to affected area. Use for pimples, carbuncles, and for healing skin ulcerations. The poultice is also used as an anti-inflammatory for treating rheumatic joints.
PRECAUTIONS: Not to be used during pregnancy.