Popular Name: Ashwagandha Root Cut

Article No:

A0415/D

Botanical Name:

Withania Somnifera

Other Name:

NA

Assay:

NA

Category:

Herbal Teas

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    Product Description:

    Ashwagandha is called as Indian ginseng and known to provide energy and strength to all body parts. Ashwagandha has been used by Ayurveda for thousands of years as rasāyana (rejuvenative) and an adaptogenic herb, meaning that it is used to help the body resist physiological and psychological stress. In Sanskrit, it is known by the name Ashwagandha, which means the odour of a horse. It is named so because of the odour of horse sweat that the roots seem to emanate, as well as the virility of a horse, an inference to the traditional use of ashwagandha to support a healthy male reproductive system.
    Ashwagandha has a great significance in Oriental medical schools of thought, especially in the ancient Indian system of medicine, Ayurveda, for many centuries. It had also been used by Native Americans and Africans in effort to keep away several types of infections. Extensive scriptures describing the Ashwagandha plant and its medicinal properties have been mentioned in both traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurveda.
    A study conducted at the Centre for Biotechnology at the University of Allahabad in India showed that Ashwagandha possesses antibacterial properties in accordance with that traditional belief. Ashwagandha, with its anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, and anti-stress properties, is good for cardiovascular health problems. The effects of Ashwagandha on mental health, particularly in depression, were studied at the Institute of Medical Sciences at Banaras Hindu University in India & found beneficial in relation to anxiety and depression. Ashwagandha is also believed to possess anti-stress properties.
    The root is available in different cut sizes.