Ashitaba is a large Asian herb and its scientific name is Angelica KeiskeiKoidzmi. The herb is commonly calledas “Green Blood”, due to high chlorophyll content. Ashitaba leaves, stems and roots are used to make medicines and it is popular for its numerous benefits, especially in reducing the aging process.
Benefits of Taking Ashitaba
Natural Sources of AshitabaAshitaba is obtained in the form of herb and its leaves, roots and stem are used to prepare tea and powder.
When should you take Ashitaba?It is advisable to use Ashitaba after consulting with your healthcare professional. The dose may vary depending on age, medical history and other conditions. It can be taken in the form of tea early in the morning or two tablespoon powder also be taken. It can be consumed directly as raw leaves about 3-6 leaves in the morning are recommended.
When should you avoid Ashitaba?Ashitaba should be avoided in high quantity as it can increase your body sensitivity towards sunlight and also develop dermatitis and other skin diseases. It is strictly advised not to use Ashtiba when pregnant or breast feeding or when having any other medical problems.
Quantity of Ashitaba to be takenIf using Ashitaba powder take one tablespoon full (1.5g) with 200 cc water or milk or if taking in the form of tea, it is advisable to have one cup of Ashitaba tea in the morning.