Ashwagandha /Withania Somnifera
Properties /Uses : According to ancient texts, Aswagandha is strong. As per the earlier belief, there is no other plant in Ayurveda, which can provide as much strength. It is said to be very effective in case of Bronchitis, Leucoderma and Asthma.
The chalk like root of the plant is used in the extraction process and has the maximum alkaloids in the plant. Finely chopped and sized parts of the root should be of ideal extractive quality. Today, the organic form of Ashwagandha has gain popularity in the international market.
Ashwagandha increases the iron content in blood and is considered to be one amongst the several Ayurvedic herbs capable of treating AIDS.
Ashwagandha is often referred to as the Indian Ginseng for its multifunctional properties.
Ashwagandha root extract (5:1 extract), take half or one Ashwagandha capsule a few times a week as an antii-oxidant may result in causing drowsiness to some while relaxing to others who feel restless.