According to ayurveda, Ashwagandha is the best herb for balancing Vata dosha (one of 3 mind-body types in ayurveda). Vata governs all movement in the body, including the movement of nerve impulses throughout the nervous system.
The Vata person has a strong predominance of the elements Air and Ether. The predominant qualities of Vata are dry, light, cold, rough, subtle, mobile and clear. However, when you think of Vata, above all things, think COLD, DRY and IRREGULAR, like air moving through space.
The Pitta person has a strong predominance of the elements Fire and Water. The predominant qualities of Pitta are hot, sharp, liquid, mobile and oily. However, when you think of Pitta, above all things, think HOT, OILY, INTENSE and IRRITABLE, like oil on fire.
Ayurvedic Digestive, Delicious Lassi Lassi (pronounced "LAH-see") is simply fresh yogurt blended with room temperature water. Whereas yogurt by itself can clog the channels of the digestive and elimination systems, once it is transformed into lassi it actually aids digestion. Thinning yogurt with water and blending it makes it easier to assimilate. Drink it before or with lunch. Try it: http://ow.ly/jFKu8