Posts tagged Adaptogen
Ashwagandha; withania somnifera

Ashwagandha is a woody shrub that grows up to 2’-4’ in height, but varies in location and climate. The leaves are a dull green hue, and are considered ovate and alternate. You can replant Ashwagandha by harvesting its bright yellow seeds in the Spring, but they must be dried out. The root systems of Ashwagandha is where the medicinal value is majorly harvested and used.

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Holy Basil; ocimum sanctum

Holy Basil has leaves growing themselves in opposites, in true mint fashion, and the stems will be square with a slightly hairy aesthetic. Holy Basil produces a long stalk shooting straight up from the middle of its base, producing a tower of awestrucking flowers, of which are irregular. Typically this plant gets up to 3’-4’ tall.

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