Ashwagandha or Withania Somnifera Ashwagandha, is a widely used herb in Ayurvedic medicines. The berries, leaves and root of this short herb have versatile medicinal values. The extract, light color and neutral in taste is derived from select, handpicked roots. According to Ayurveda, Ashwandha is excellent for vitality as well as rejuvenation and is a general health booster. The purification of Ashwangandha roots and the extraction processes are carried out under expert supervision using traditional methods laid down in ancient Ayurveda texts.
Ideal for vitality, rejuvenation and general wellness, Ashwagandha extract also helps to induce sleep, uplift mood and reduce anxiety. It also produces an anti-depressant and anti-anxiety effect. Numerous studies have also confirmed the anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, anti-stress, antioxidant and immuno-modulatory properties of Ashwagandha. Being a 100% herbal extract, it does not have any side effects. The extract is recommended as safe for prolonged use without any abuse syndrome.
Ashwagandha is a short shrub with small greenish flowers and reddish orange colored fruits. The word Ashwangandha is derived from Sanskrit usages Ashwa (horse) and Gandha (smell) as its roots have the smell of a sweaty horse. This shrub had been widely used in Ayurvedic system of treatment. This plant is cultivated and is abundantly seen in most of the drier regions in India. In Ayurveda, the berries and leaves of the plant are also used for the treatment of ulcer, carbuncles etc.