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A notable watershed moment is when the Ministry of AYUSH—the authority body in charge of traditional Indian systems like Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy..


Research shows that people with mild symptoms may find relief through natural remedies like cannabidiol (CBD), herbal products, and mindfulness activities...

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With Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman preparing the Union budget for 2024, all sectors are hopeful for beneficial outcomes, including the advertising..

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If you argue that your dad is a tough person to shop for, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. We’ve curated the ultimate gifting guide for Father’s Day..


Shivam engaged in an interaction with the India Pharma Outlook magazine in order to inform about the growing usage of medical cannabis in the nutraceutical industry...

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Father's Day is coming up on Sunday, so it's time to celebrate the joy and mirth the special man has brought to your life. Even if he's...

Introducing Ms. Richa Jaggi, the Co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Awshad, whose journey is not just one of business leadership but of profound inspiration.


Awshad, a pioneering medical cannabis wellness startup, is thrilled to announce the launch of its latest innovation, Myndshroom. Representing the company’s debut in the nutraceutical category


Myndshroom stands as Awshad's flagship product for 2024, embodying Awshad’s commitment to excellence and wellness. Crafted as a premium non-prescription health supplement,


As the vibrant festival of Holi approaches, it’s time to indulge in an array of delightful and colorful dishes that symbolize joy, togetherness, and celebration.


As the festive season approaches, the hunt for the perfect Christmas gifts can be both exciting and daunting. If you’re scrambling for ideas to fill those stockings with something special, worry not

World Health Day, commemorated every year on April 7th, underscores the universal importance of health and well-being. As a cornerstone of healthcare, the pharmaceutical industry is instrumental in achieving the objectives outlined for World Health Day 2024


In the past couple of years, CBD oil has become a buzz word that is hear pretty much everywhere. There are claims of its several health benefits, while there are also folks who immediately dismiss it because they simply cannot understand it.


Her venture aims not only to break societal stigmas surrounding cannabis but also to harness its healing properties. This is the story of Richa Jaggi, a trailblazing entrepreneur who challenges norms and creates a niche in an industry often marred by misconceptions.


Numerous trends in the realm of the wellness landscape come and go but there is one, intriguing phenomenon that has been steadily gaining momentum and sparking the curiosity of health enthusiasts worldwide: mushrooms. The health benefits of mushroom have been backed

In recent years, the Western world has witnessed a resurgence of interest in mushroom wellness, supported by scientific research. Notably, Cordyceps, as highlighted in the 2016 study 'Effect of Cordyceps sinensis on Exercise Performance in Healthy Older


Medicinal mushrooms are edible fungus that have medicinal characteristics. There are an estimated 14,000 to 22,000 identified mushroom species worldwide, with roughly 20 to 30 cultivated edible species and approximately 15 wild-foraged edible species.

There are hundreds of ayurvedic recipes that contain cannabis that treat hundreds of ailments and disorders ranging from pain management, anxiety, insomnia, eczema, epilepsy etc.

Damp weather invites various skin infections, rashes and allergies that can be treated by reducing skin-inflammatory products. Wellness brand Awshad’s Full Spectrum CBD Oil provides relief from pain and inflammation, soothes skin, manages anxiety, and promotes better sleep.


In recent years, the therapeutic potential of medical cannabis has gained significant attention, particularly in the realm of mental health. According to a Lancet Psychiatry study, in 2017, a significant number of Indians were affected by mental health issues.


In January, 2022, the Central Government supported the Delhi High Court's decision, allowing the medical use of Vijaya in the country. Additionally, the Central Government authorised State Governments to oversee the cultivation, production, transportation, import/export, and sale


The global interest in the usage of the cannabis plant has been on the rise ever since Canada and some US states legalised the recreational and medicinal use of marijuana. Google data from September 2020 shows a sharp peak in searches around ‘CBD’ in India.


Awshad's Calmashroom Vijaya and Cordyceps Capsules is a combination of Cannabidiol (CBD) and cordyceps capsules that is becoming increasingly popular in India. Both of these ingredients work together to offer holistic support to the body.


CBD, or cannabidiol, is an active ingredient in cannabis or marijuana and can have a range of medicinal benefits for both humans and pets. Experts say CBD oil doesn't have THC, the compound that is responsible for marijuana's psychoactive properties and is safe to use.


Taking care of your pet’s wellness and lifestyle involves providing regular veterinary check-ups, a balanced and healthy diet, regular exercise, mental stimulation, grooming, a safe and comfortable living environment, and love and attention.


Today, the World Health Day 2023 is being observed across the globe with the theme "Health For All." Indeed, good health is the real treasure, if we are healthy, we can do anything.

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Did you know that Cannabis can also have healing effects and can be used as a medicine? Well, if not, then you are in for a shock, because its true. Awshad is an Indian-based Ayurvedic cannabis brand


India is home to over 1.3-1.5 crore women-owned businesses as per various estimates. Meanwhile, as per data from Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) in 2021, at least 45 percent of around 50,000 ministry-recognised startups were run by women.


The women entrepreneurs in India are excelling in the major sector including the healthcare, technology, agriculture etc., which are mostly believed to be male dominated sectors by the Indian society.

Hindustan Times

Pets have become a vital part of the family in recent years thus, the main concern for pet owners is providing them with the finest nutrition and well-being.

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The key speaker of the workshop was Dr Sayed Tahir Hassan, an MBBS & DNB doctor with a specialization in Medical Cannabis. He is also a member of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians USA. Sayed Tahir Hassan has been practising medicine


Gifting is one of the most heartfelt kind of love there is. And true enough, as it brightens the day of those closest to us in an instant, which in turn makes us happy. Everyone benefits, making it a win-win situation.


With an aim to educate healthcare professionals about the use of Cannabidiol (CBD), Awshad Delhi-NCR-based cannabis wellness startup organized a Medicial Cannabis Workshop on February 10, at the prestigious PHD chamber, New Delhi.


It is a story of the past when Indian women were confined to limited professions and there were certain stereotypes associated with some of the jobs and businesses that were considered exclusive to men.


We are also seeing a generation where women entrepreneurs today support each other and encourage one another to put their best foot forward. - Richa Jaggi, Awshad

The Times of India

Undeniably, there has been a massive shift in the recent past when it comes to the health and wellness sector; and more so after the pandemic, the sudden urge to go back to the basics i.e. opting for natural


Cannabinoids, which includes the ingestible CBD oil or topical creams/tinctures, is permitted in India by CDSCO under the NDPS (Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances) and Drugs and Cosmetics Acts. Hemp, which also contains the compound THC (Tetrahydrocannabino), is often combined with CBD


A green bottle of hemp seed oil proudly sits next to avocado and olive oil on my kitchen shelf. Albeit not daily, it occasionally finds its way into my salads, or on my skin when it’s going through extreme bouts of dryness. Hemp seed oil comes with numerous benefits—filled with fatty acids like Omega 3, 6 and 9,


Off lately, I am becoming an ardent fan of essential oil as they are free from harmful chemicals and keeps your skin glowing and radiant. In my quest to upgrade my vanity with more organic essential oils, I came across AWSHAD, and the products are my current favourite for the benefits they provide.

Hindustan Times

"Apart from the fact that both Yoga and cannabis wellness have their roots in the Indian culture and heritage, one more thing that's common is that both of them can play an instrumental role in establishing a robust connection between mind and body. The very purpose of Yoga practice

Pampering your parents does not require a special date or occasion. But it still doesn’t hurt to have a dedicated day just to make them feel special, right? Speaking of which—Father’s Day 2022 is right around the corner (Sunday 19th, June) and this is the perfect time to start gift hunting. But hey, we have already done the major chunk of the


Menopause is a natural stage of ageing where the number of eggs in a woman’s ovaries reduces as she gets older. This phase also marks the end of her menstrual cycle and reproductive years. While it usually occurs around the late 40s or early 50s, it differs from woman to woman.

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Mental health ailments that commonly occur due to chemical and mental imbalances may need CBD at times to regulate the smooth functioning of the body. While therapy, daily exercise, meditation, eating right and following a healthy routine always help, additionally the usage of CBD certainly comes as an added advantage to your mental health.

Delhi-NCR-based cannabis wellness startup Awshad, which has recently completed one year of its India operations, has announced that it has witnessed 100 percent growth in since its inception in 2021. During the last one-year period, the startup has seen a notable jump in its revenue and its products’ sales have skyrocketed by more than 2x.

A new generation of wellness products emerging in the market seems to be repurposing and revisiting their Indian roots. The power of traditional medicine and lifestyle enhancers is being leveraged like never before and this is transforming and influencing larger lifestyle shifts that young Indians are turning towards.


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Cannabis wellness startup Awshad has witnessed 100 percent growth in since its inception in 2021. During the last one-year period, the startup said it has seen its revenue its products’ sales have skyrocketed by more than 2x.

Making CBD more accessible, Awshad offers a range of CBD oil products that relieve you of stress, anxiety, insomnia, pain and inflammation (again, only on prescription). And going a step further, the label also takes your pooch’s wellbeing into consideration and has a CBD oil for pets too.


In a deep bowl, add almonds, cashews, pistachios, watermelon seeds, black peppercorns, fennel seeds, cinnamon, poppy seeds, cardamom, rose petals and enough water for at least 2 hours. Drain well and do not discard the soaked water.

India needs to take a leadership role in cannabis use for medical therapies. This is because cannabis has made a dent on the pharmaceutical industry in the US and Canada.

Cannabis Day | India needs policy reforms to unleash a cannabis wellness revolution Cannabidiol (CBD) is a compound derived from cannabis. These CBD-derived wellness products are flooding the global markets to combat the rising modern-day lifestyle .

The New Indian Express

It’s stigma seems to be evaporating rapidly on Indian turf. From an intoxicating agent provocateur to an alternative cure for creaky joints, insomnia, anxiety and other urban health disorders, cannabis has finally arrived in a slick avatar, bottled in essential oils. It’s become a #shelfiegoal2022, having a CBD oil-powered curative potion to zap away your health niggles. Hemp products have clearly jumped the erstwhile hump of reservations and misconceptions, on the alternative medicine bandwagon. The cannabis economy is growing.

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Richa Jaggi is a dynamic business leader and an award-winning marketing and strategy specialist with 10+ years of rich cross-category and cross-sectoral experience with various leading global brands. She is the Co-Founder & CMO of Awshad, a Delhi-based cannabis wellness startup that is revolutionizing the wellness space with its flagship cannabis wellness products. “For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.” ~ Virginia Woolf. On this International Women’s Day, GlobalSpa recognizes and celebrates the women in the industry as we delve into their success mantra they follow, mistakes that have helped them grow, and of course, their WELLNESS philosophy.

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Cannabis provides therapeutic healing and nutrition, and with over 25,000 ways in which one can use this one plant, it is a solution provided by the most sustainable and environmentally friendly resource. “This is definitely just the beginning. We still have miles to go to unleash the potential and with the right kind of R&D practices, the world is our oyster,” says Chirag Tekchandaney, co-founder of BOHECO, adding, “Over the last two years, revenue from operations has grown by over 25 percent.

South-Delhi-based startup Awshad has kickstarted its India operations with the launch of its first flagship product range in the Indian market named ‘Awshad Full-Spectrum Vijaya Oil’ -- made using ‘Vijaya’ or cannabis extract in two potencies 1,500mg and 4,500mg. Full-Spectrum Vijaya Oil -- available in the form of oral tinctures-- can be purchased with a medical prescription and used under medical

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In a bid to provide best-in-class cannabis wellness solutions to Indians, South-Delhi-based startup Awshad has kickstarted its India operations with the launch of its first flagship product range in the Indian market named ‘Awshad Full-Spectrum Vijaya Oil’ -- made using ‘Vijaya’ or cannabis extract in two potencies 1500mg and 4500mg. Full-Spectrum Vijaya Oil -- available in the form of oral tinctures--

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One of the most effective products from its range is the Full-Spectrum Vijaya Oil which is available in different flavours like Tulsi and Peppermint. These oils can help you tackle lifestyle ailments like insomnia, inflammation, anxiety, epilepsy, and stress. So, if you’re dealing with similar issues or know someone who is going through such ailments, you can opt for Awshad’s natural and plant-based products.

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It’s no surprise then that hemp startups such as Awshad are reviving the practice of cannabis-based pills, oils, edibles and tinctures. The Delhi-based startup is among a slew of startups that are looking to bring cannabis and hemp-based products to the Indian market. Awshad develops vegan and gluten-free full-spectrum CBD products in the form of tinctures or oils for pain management


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In a bid to provide best-in-class cannabis wellness solutions to Indians, South-Delhi-based startup Awshad has kickstarted its India operations with the launch of its first flagship product range in the Indian market named 'Awshad Full-Spectrum Vijaya Oil' -- made using 'Vijaya' or cannabis extract in two potencies 1500mg and 4500mg.


Awshad, a Delhi-based cannabis wellness startup, which recently began pan-India operations, is making a foray into the pet care segment, and has launched an oral oil for pets, the company said in a statement. Vijaya, a full spectrum oil for pets, which can be consumed orally or given to pets with their food, will help these animals suffering from ailments such as arthritis, anxiety, stress, digestive issues, chronic pain and cancer, the company said.

Times of India

CBD or cannabidiol originates from the Cannabis Sativa plant and is one of the many cannabinoids that offer therapeutic benefits. For decades, there have been numerous studies around the healing power of cannabis, and many scientists have also claimed that CBD products can provide you with a healthier gut, glowing skin and help take control over the mind. CBD is all-natural, versatile and safe to use.


Awshad is a wellness company that provides ailment-focused products that are completely natural, toxin-free, and paraben-free, and claims to have no serious side effects. “Our main revenue comes through online portals like our own website and a few aggregator websites. We are also selling our products through certain Ayurvedic doctors who have been trained to prescribe and dispense our products,” says Richa.


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