Latin Name : Withania Somnifera
Other Common names: Indian ginseng, Poison gooseberry, Winter cherry
Parts Used: Root
weight : 100 gram
Ashwagandha is an evergreen shrub that grows in India, the Middle East, and parts of Africa. Its roots and orange-red fruit have been used for hundreds of years for medicinal purposes in India. The name ashwagandha describes the smell of its root (like a horse). By definition, ashwa means horse. The herb is also called Indian ginseng or winter cherry. Ashwagandha is an incredibly healthy medicinal herb and it is classified as an adaptogen.
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