Ashwagandha is a potent natural healing herb used extensively in traditional Ayurvedic medicine. The term Ashwagandha in Sanskrit means “smell of the horse” that implies its inimitable smell and ability to help increase strength. Being mostly native to India, and some parts of Mediterranean and Africa, the ashwagandha shrub is perennial in nature and grows to a height of 1.5 metres. The leaves are ovate, elliptic and dull greenish in colour. The plant bears small bell-shaped yellow flowers that slowly turns into an orangish-red fruit on ripening.
Ashwagandha The herb with horsepower abilities is mainly known to be used in helping relieve the mind and body. It also helps in promoting deep sleep as it relieves the tension by nourishing the nerves. It helps strengthen the muscles of the heart thus working wonders with heart conditions. It is also thought to boost the immune system. Acting as a powerful Aphrodiasic, it assists in enhancing sexual powers and promotes long-lasting endurance. It helps provide nourishment to the brain for better functioning and greater ability to work.