Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is a growing evergreen shrub. An ancient medicinal herb in India, the Middle East, and sections of Africa. Its roots and orange-red fruit have been used for medicinal reasons for centuries. The herb is a form of alternative medicine based on Indian principles of natural healing. Its best known for aiding prevention […]


Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a flowering plant considered one of the most beneficial compounds from plants. Turmeric is grown in India, China, and Southeast Asia.  The primary source of curcumin is the light yellow-orange pigment in turmeric. (Curcuma longa) dates back about 5,000 years. It was a major healing agent in Ayurveda and was acknowledged […]


Maca root is an ancient superfood native to Peru. Archaeological proof indicates that Maca’s domestication in what is now Junín, central Peru, started about 2000 years ago. People native to the region are thought to have started using Maca themselves after seeing the beneficial impact it had on their livestock in terms of energy and […]