Ashwagandha is a well-known medicinal plant used in ayurvedic medicine for centuries. It can be found growing extensively in India as well as in a few parts of the Mediterranean and Africa.
Ashwagandha is referred to as the “King of Herbs” in Ayurveda because it has an impressively broad range of therapeutic effects to relief stress, increase vitality, energy, endurance and stamina, promote longevity and strengthen the immune system without stimulating the body’s reserves.
Herbalists refer to it is as “Indian ginseng” due to its rejuvenating effects. As an adaptogen, it helps the body successfully adapt to stressful conditions, makes you and your family feel better inside out.
- Exploring Ayurvedic Knowledge on Food and Health for Providing Innovative Solutions to Contemporary Healthcare by Unnikrishnan Payyappallimana and Padma Venkatasubramanian. Published March 2016.
- Efficacy and Safety of Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal) Root Extract in Improving Memory and Cognitive Functions, Dnyanraj Choudhary, Published by Journal of Dietary Supplements in 2017. Access Here.