Botanical name for Ashwagandha is Withania somnifera, a highly admired herb in Ayurvedic system. It is an adaptogen and helps to sustain vital energy.
Plant is an evergreen shrub grows in India and Sri Lanka. Plant produces small flowers and red berries inside pod. Plant parts are used in herbal remedies and the plant is cultivated for its unique medicinal properties. The name Ashwagandha is given to plant because of the odor derived from root. It is also known as Indian ginseng due to its applications. Dried root powder has many benefits. The main reason to have Ahwagandha powder at home is, it acts as sedative and promotes restful sleep.
Ashwagandha powder is good for:
- To relief stress, acts as sedative and aids in sleep. It is a good adaptogen.
- Promotes vital energy and maintain nourishment of cells and organs
- Helps male reproductive system by revitalizing the organs
- Good source of energy and boosts immune system.
Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: May 26, 2020