Ashwagandha the Indian Ginseng
Ashwagandha – Indian Ginseng with natural chemicals and flavonoids
There is one medicinal herbal plant that similar to ginseng that contains natural chemicals and flavonoids, which calms the central nervous system and balance the body’s systems, names Ashwagandha.
Ashwagandha is a plant in the Solanaceae or nightshade family that grows as a short shrub at 35-75 cm but the plant can grow up to about five meters tall. The shrub grows wild in areas of Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal. The flowers are small and green, while the ripe fruit is orange-red like berry and has milk-coagulating properties. The medicinal purpose used from this plant is their long brown tuberous roots. That’s why some people also have known this plant as Indian ginseng. And some other name it Withania somnifera, Winter cherry, Samm Al Ferakh, Kanaje Hindi, Amukkuram in Malayalam, and Ajagandha.
Unlike standard ginseng that has a sedative effect on the central nervous system and regular ginseng that has a stimulating effect, by producing the natural chemicals and flavonoids, Ashwagandha has been shown act as an anti-inflammatory as well, comparable to hydrocortisone.
Ashwagandha leaves and organic seeds probably have ability killing the lice and also useful as a pain reducer herbal. Whereas the herbal root of Organic Ashwagandha sometimes is used as a tranquilizer in India. The herb can help boost the immune system, and improve overall health while used as a tonic. Some other uses ashwagandha seeds and leaves for organic soap making.
Ashwagandha plants are known as herbs with an important component in the history of our species. The plants of the Solanaceae family have different traces of a toxin with some plants that are lethal to humans, while others, such as tomatoes and potatoes are vegetables for common ground. Herbal uses of Ashwagandha provide good results for many diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, Osteoarthritis, gout, sciatica, and vata dominant diseases.
Ashwagandha is another miracle herb with natural cures diversity in the human body. The beneficial use of Ashwagandha has been widely used in the Ayurvedic herbal medicinal system as it has many applications due to the presence of an alkaloid and withanolides. Ashwagandha also has a chemical known as ginsenoside which gives the property of being an aphrodisiac.
Medicinal herbal plant of Ashwagandha is one of the most recommended body stimulation that helps to expel body weakness inducing a touch of freshness and life in every cell of our body. Recent research has shown the wonderful effect of ashwagandha in reducing stress levels drastically in the body. It works like the brain and nervine tonic adaptogen that stress or accountants and promoting wellness in the body.