Shayona International | Ashwagandha
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Ashwagandha is stunning in appearance and of vital importance in Ayurveda or Indian medicine. Ashwagandha has a long history, about 4000 years, as a holistic herb used to treat a variety of ailments. Ashwagandha plant itself is a hardy small woody shrub with small flowers and distinctive red seeds. Ashwagandha benefits our health in various ways.

Withania Somnifera is a perennial shrub from the Solanaceae or Nightshade family. It is also known as Ashwagandha. The herbal root extract has been traditionally used as a tonic and as a sedative but recent research shows that the leaf extract contains Withanolides which have been found to have regenerative properties on brain-cell synapses in mice and in human cell lines in laboratory studies.

Classification of the Plant

  • Genus: Withania
  • Species: Somnifera
  • Common Name : Ashwagandha
  • Other Name : winter cherry, ashvagandha
  • Botanical Name : Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal
  • Plant Family : Solanaceae
  • Synonyms : Rhamnus spina-Christi L.
  • Part Used : Eastern and Western herbal medicine use the root, most notably dried and cut.
  • Overview : Dehydrated Roots.