Botanical Name: Withania somnifera
Common Name: Asagandh, Indian ginseng, poison gooseberry, winter cherry
Part Used: Root
Use in Ayurved: Ashwagandha increases hemoglobin. So useful in Anemia & hair fall. Ashwagandha is effective for insomnia but does not act as a sedative. Its rejuvenative and nervine properties produce energy which in turn help the body to settle and sleep. It acts as aphrodisiac. It improves muscle strength, hence quite useful in treating premature ejaculation and erectile dysfunction. It helps to improve body mass and strength.