5 Super-Easy Ashwagandha Recipes

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Ashwagandha is one of the most common plants used in Ayurveda. This practice uses a lot of plants, herbs, and spices to treat different health conditions and issues. According to it, adaptogens (plants with medicinal properties) can help with certain health conditions by supporting the body’s self-healing process.

Ashwagandha, as an adaptogen, helps improve various health conditions and issues. The incredible “ashwagandha wirkung”, in English meaning benefits/effects, that this plant has on the human body, is the reason it is still famous and used today. According to ashwagandha.eu, it can help with infertility, reduce stress and anxiety, improve heart health, and protect the brain and improve the cognitive functions among the other things.

How Can You Use Ashwagandha?

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You can use ashwagandha in several different ways, including:

Fresh – Mostly, you will use the root, but can also use the leaves and berries. It depends on the recipe or natural remedy you are preparing.

Tinctures – You can find ashwagandha tinctures online or in a local pharmacy or make them in your home

Capsules – It’s a very convenient way to consume ashwagandha on a daily basis.

Powder – It’s probably the best way to consume ashwagandha because you can use it to make lots of recipes and natural remedies by combining different ingredients. Also, you can add it to your favorite drinks, such as a smoothie, tea, juice, or water.

5 Super-Easy Recipes

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As mentioned above, you can use ashwagandha as a powder to prepare numerous recipes and remedies. Some of them may require more ingredients or preparation, but some are very simple to do. To give you a glimpse of how you can make the most of ashwagandha, here are 5 super-easy recipes to try.

1. Sleep Tonic

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  • 1 cup of water
  • 2 tbsp raw macadamia nuts
  • 1 Medjool date
  • 1 tsp ashwagandha powder
  • ¼ – ½ teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 2 pinches of clove powder
  • 2 pinches of clove powder
  • 1/3 – ½ vanilla bean
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 2 tbsp water


  • Put all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth and creamy.
  • Pour the mixture into a pot and heat it a bit.
  • When done, add the cinnamon powder as a garnish.

2. Moon Milk

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  • 1 tbsp ashwagandha powder
  • 1 tbsp turmeric powder
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 cups almond milk
  • 1 tbsp sweetener
  • 1 tbsp edible rose petals (optional)


  • Pour the milk in a large non-stick pan and heat it on the stove for a minute.
  • In a small cup, put the ashwagandha and turmeric powder and 2 tbsp water, and whisk until it becomes like a paste.
  • Add the paste to the heating milk.
  • Add the cinnamon and sweetener.
  • Mix everything together.
  • Simmer the mixture on low heat for 4 minutes.
  • Turn the heat up until the first boil and then, turn it off.
  • Mix again.
  • Pour the milk into two cups and decorate it with rose petals on top.

3. Adaptogenic Morning Smoothie

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  • 1 banana
  • 300 ml plant-based milk
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 tsp of apricot puree made from dried apricots
  • 2 tsp ashwagandha powder
  • 1 tsp maca powder
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon powder
  • Pinch of ginger powder
  • 2 tbsp gluten-free oats flakes


  • First, you need to make the apricot puree. You can do this by soaking a handful of dried apricots in water overnight. Then, put the fruit into a blender and blend until smooth, like a paste.
  • Once you have the puree, you can make the smoothie by pouring the milk and the rest of the ingredients into a blender.
  • Blend until smooth.

4. Ashwagandha Cookies

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  • 1 cup refined wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 tbsp dried coconut
  • 1/2 tsp ashwagandha powder
  • 1/2 tsp Shatavari powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp licorice root powder
  • 3 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 drops vanilla essence
  • 1-2 tbsp water


  • Mix all ingredients to make a dough.
  • Form cookies from the dough and place them on a baking sheet.
  • Bake at 20 minutes at 350 degrees in the oven.

5. No-bake Churan Balls

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  • 1 1/2 tsp jaggery
  • 2 tsp ashwagandha powder
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • Pinch of black salt


  • Powder the jaggery.
  • Add the ashwagandha powder to it.
  • Rub both of them well.
  • Add black pepper and black salt.
  • Mix everything together.
  • Form balls from the mixture.

As you can see, you can use ashwagandha in many ways, especially if you use it as powder. Apart from the 5 above, there are many other recipes you can make. There are also a lot of remedies you can prepare with this plant (powder). For instance, you can make a remedy for headache, back pain, increasing energy, increasing libido, stress and anxiety relief, etc. These recipes, including the remedies, are not only beneficial to your health but are also delicious.