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There’s lots to celebrate this weekend. Your co-op is a big fan of holidays and family traditions, so we’re glad to help with yours. Hop on in! #easter #passover #seder PS- We are open regular hours all weekend long!
New product alert! Bulk Ashwagandha root from Mountain Rose Herbs. $1.29/oz. COMMON NAME Standardized: ashwagandha Other: winter cherry, ashvagandha BOTANICAL NAME Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal Plant Family: Solanaceae PARTS USED Root OVERVIEW Ashwaganda is a highly revered botanical used in Ayurveda and is praised for its adaptogenic and tonic properties. In many Asian countries, all parts of the plant are utilized, and the tender leaves are eaten as a gentle nourishing herb. CULTIVATION AND HARVESTING Ashwagandha is native to India where it grows in the wild. It is also cultivated in throughout the country for larger production needs. HISTORY AND FOLKLORE In Ayurveda, the root is used, often powdered and mixed with honey and ghee (clarified butter). It has been part of their repertoire for millennia. 'Ashwagandha' literally means 'smelling like a horse' which most likely refers to its actual scent. In Ayurveda it is a helpful sleep aid and used to balance various conditions that arise from 'vata dosha' imbalances. It is believed to encourage youth and vitality. It is considered a grounding and nourishing herb to support supportive to female well-being. FLAVOR NOTES AND ENERGETICS Bitter, sweet, astringent in flavor and energetically warming (mildly). USES AND PREPARATIONS Dried roots cut and sifted for tea, powdered and added to formulas, tinctured, or encapsulated. PRECAUTIONS Specific: Not for use in pregnancy except under the supervision of a qualified healthcare practitioner. General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications. For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. ... See more
Cod is flavorful on its own and doesn’t need a lot of added ingredients to make a tasty dish. Here's a simple one-pan dish that is perfect for your springtime cooking. Coconut Curry Cod & Veggies: https://www.strongertogether.coop/recipes/coconut-curry-cod-and-veggies
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