Ashwaganda (10:1 withania somnifera)
Specifications:4:1 to 200:1 TLC
Appearance: Brown yellow powder
Latin Name: Withania somnifera
Water: not more than 5.0%
Part used: root and leaf
Ashwagandha is a plant. The root and berry are used to make
Ashwagandha has a lot of uses. But so far, there isn’t enough
information to judge whether it is effective for any of them.
Ashwagandha is used for arthritis, anxiety, trouble sleeping
(insomnia), tumors,tuberculosis, asthma, a skin condition marked by
white patchiness (leukoderma),bronchitis, backache, fibromyalgia,
menstrual problems, hiccups, and chronic liverdisease.
Ashwagandha is also used as an “adaptogen” to help the body cope
with daily stress, and as a general tonic.
How does it work?
Ashwagandha contains chemicals that might help calm the brain,
reduce swelling (inflammation), lower blood pressure, and alter the