Ashwagandha Sleep Tonic (Recipe+Video)

By Chef Enrico Alaggia

This Ashwagandha Sleep Tonic is a perfect way to relax and destress at the end of a demanding day.

Ashwagandha has positive benefits on the endocrine, cardiopulmonary, and central nervous systems, with powerful anti-inflammatory, anti-stress, and antioxidant effects. Try and enjoy its health benefits and its fantastic taste.

Ashwagandha can improve the quality of sleep and may help with the treatment of insomnia. Specifically, the leaves of the plant contain the compound triethylene glycol, which promotes sleep induction.


Servings: 2 
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 8 minutes
Total time: 18 minutes 

2.5 cup Water 3-4 Tbsp. Hazelnuts 1 Medjool date, pitted 1/2 tsp. Cinnamon powder 1/2 tsp. Nutmeg powder 1/2 tsp. Clove powder 1 pinch Sea salt 1/2 Tbsp. Vanilla extract 1 tsp. Ashwagandha root powder (equivalent to 1g)

  1. Add all ingredients to a blender and whizz till smooth and creamy.
  2. Transfer to a pot and heat up gently to the desired temperature. Do not boil.
  3. OPTIONAL: Strain the liquid into a mesh strainer for a smoother result. Keep in mind this step will remove lots of the creaminess of the final result.
  4. To serve, sprinkle on cinnamon powder.
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