Medicinal Properties & Uses Of Aswagandha (Withania somnifera / Ginseng)

       Ashwagandha is one of the most popular medicinal plants; in India, we are using it for more than last 3,000 years. It is very potent and very useful herb, which can be seen almost all over India. So let us explore it.

Scientific Name
Ø  Withania somnifera
Used Parts 
Ø Roots
Ø Fruits
Interesting Facts
Interesting thing is that the species name somnifera means "sleep-inducing" and it’s this quality widely used in Ayurveda. Similarly, Ashwagandha is from the Sanskrit language and is a combination of the word ashva, meaning horse, and gandha, meaning smell. The roots having some aromatic smell and that smell like Horses. It is also known as Indian Ginseng, Poison Gooseberry, or Winter cherry, Ayurvedic Ginseng, Vajigandha.

Medicinal Values & Uses 
Ø  Helps is induce sleep naturally
Ø  Helps in promoting general health
Ø  Helps as nerve tonic
Ø  Helps as brain tonic
Ø  Helps to increase the thinking senses
Ø  Helps in arthritis
Ø  Helps in increasing vigour and vitality
Ø  Helps to prevent aging defects
Ø  Helps to grow up natural immune boasting power
Ø  Helps in preventing progressive cell damage
Ø  Helps to increase the quality and quantity of sperm
Ø  Helps in reducing stress and anxiety
Ø  Helps to control blood pressure in a natural way
Ø  Helps in management of pain
Preparations
Ø  Cap Aswagandha (Himalaya)
Ø  Cap Stresscom (Dabur)
Ø  Syp. Aswagandharista

Ø  Aswagandha Choorna
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