Withania somnifera, known commonly as ashwagandha, Indian ginseng, poison gooseberry, or winter cherry, is a plant in the Solanaceae or nightshade family. Several other species in the genus Withania are morphologically similar. It is used as an herb in Ayurvedic medicine.This species is a short shrub growing 35 to 75 centimeters tall. Tomentose branches extend radially from a central stem. The flowers are small and green. The ripe fruit is orange-red. Ashwagandha is a plant. The root and berry are used to make medicine.Ashwagandha has a lot of uses. But so far, there isn`t enough information to judge whether it is effective for any of them. The name Ashwagandha is from the Sanskrit language and is a combination of the word ashva, meaning horse, and gandha, meaning smell. The root has a strong aroma that is described as [horse-like." In Ayurvedic, Indian, and Unani medicine, ashwagandha is described as [Indian ginseng." Ashwagandha is also used in traditional African medicine for a variety of ailments.
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Latin Name: Withania somnifera
Common Names:Ashwagandha root,Ashwaganda, Ajagandha, Indian ginseng,Winter cherry
Botanical Name:Withania somnifera
Flowers:Yellow flowers, small, berry-like red fruit
Part of the Plant Used: Root Product
Specification : 10:1, 1%-5% withanolides
Appearance: Brown powder
Distribution:India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.
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