Ashwagandha or otherwise withania somnifera is considered as the miraculous herb of Ayurveda. It was used as a therapeutic plant. The name ashwagandha derives from the words “ashwa” meaning horse and “gandha” meaning smell, because the smell of root resembles the smell of a sweaty horse. Ashwagandha reduces stress, anxiety, panic and insomnia. It’s active ingredients are vitamins, minerals, flavonoids, withanolides, alkaloids, choline, fatty acids and sugars.

Key actions:

  • Relieves from fatigue and stress
  • Enhances libido
  • Stimulates body

Indications:

  • Sedative, relieveΣ stress and promotes quality and undisturbed sleep
  • Stimulant. Also known as Indian ginseng. Stimulates appetite and digestion. Particularly useful in the elderly and chronically ill people
  • Improves memory and concentration, and helps patients with Alzheimer
  • Antioxidant, counteacts free radicals and protects organs from damage
  • Boosts immune system and the accelerates illness recovey
  • Boosts libido in men and women
  • Hormonal balance
  • Prevents graying of hair.
  • Favors the production of milk in nursing mothers.
  • Reduces cholesterol
  • Useful for anemia due to its high content of iron.
  • Anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer activity. Investigations have shown that the withanolides, which are substances similar to steroid hormones of the body, have potent anti-inflammatory activity and inhibit tumor cell growth planned.