Ashwagandha and Shatavari: Ayurvedic Herbs for Motherhood
with Amy Landry
a snippet: These two herbs offer SO much to women of all stages of life and motherhood – and they can support men too! Ashwagandha has been used in India for 1000s of years. It promotes rejuvenation and is an adaptogenic – it helps you manage stress in all systems of the body, it sustains life, promotes longevity and high quality tissues, fosters healthy sleeping patterns, promotes a healthy nervous system – and so much more!
Shatavari has also been used for 1000s of years as an overall female tonic and hormone balancer. It’s great during menstruation, great to help women transition off the pill! It regulates the cycles, irregularities, menopause, hormones, fertility, postpartum breastmilk support AND SO MUCH MORE!
DISCLAIMER: Please consult an Ayurvedic Practitioner, seek guidance for when/how to take these powerful herbs.
Amy Landry is a Yoga Teacher and a certified practitioner of Ayurveda. She leads retreats all over the world, and teaches privately, offers workshops and teacher trainings abroad and locally in Newcastle Australia, where she hails from. Ultimately, all of her work is about helping people reframe the way they structure their daily routine, to experience alignment with the principles of nature and their own bodily wisdom. See her website!
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Sarah Louisignau is a CAPPA trained Doula, focusing on Yoga + Ayurvedic practices to serve her clients with ancient wisdoms. She also is a Thai Yoga massage therapist, Pelvis Empowerment advocate and has trained in Maya Abdominal Massage. She teaches and sees clients in Golden, Colorado.