Posted on July 15 2020
Vegan Ashwagandha Smoothie Recipe
Ashwagandha: This powerful flower has been used in anti depressant drugs and even tranquillisers for a long time now. Ashwagandha helps reduce body’s cortisol (stress hormone) levels and thus helping calm mind. It is also a natural adaptogen and proves to be relaxing. Especially if you are having trouble falling asleep, this hot drink will work on helping balance your sleep cycle.
The ashwagandha smoothie, (or adaptogenic protein smoothie) is a delicious smoothie made from the ashwagandha flower. The ashwagandha flower is popularly know in India for its several health benefits and is an ancient herbal ingredient, especially used for its calming, and soothing properties. It has beentraditionally used in India for different recipes for quite a long time. The ashwagandha flower is enriched with a high amount of concentrated adaptogens, which can help you to release stress. It also works as an anti-depressant by lowering the cortisol in your body.
It helps reduce stress and anxiety. It has been scientifically proven that the ashwagandha flower has relaxing and stress relieving properties, and is very good for one’s mental health. Apart from being very good for your mental health, it also has been known for its physical health benefits. It helps lower your blood sugar levels, and may have anti-carcinogenic properties which can prevent cancer. It lowers your cholesterol and is anti-inflammatory so it helps with inflammation. Apart from that, it is also known to increase fertility in men, since it boosts thetestosterone levels. Cinnamon used in the recipe has several health benefits as well, and is a popularly known medicinal spice in India.
A delicious healthy smoothie, made with all the healthy ingredients and low calories, what’s stopping you? Give it a try, right now!
- 1 tbps ashwagandha
- 1 cup almond mylk
- ½ tsp cinnamon
- ½ tsp turmeric
- ½ tsp nutmeg powder
- 1 tbps maple syrup (or date syrup)
- Bend all and warm it up before you have it. Perfect recipe to put you right to bed