Ashwagandha Treatments

After long use in India, Ashwagandha has been introduced to the West and has enjoyed a very enthusiastic reception among the scientific community. Its use has been mentioned as a tonic for men and woman etc.

Also noted that it was used in folk medicine against arthritis, asthma, cancer, candidiasis, colds, cough, cystitis, debility, diarrhea, fever, gynecopathy, hiccups, hypertension, inflammations, lumbago, nausea, piles, proctitis, psoriasis, rheumatism, ringworm, scabies, senility small pox, sores, syphilis, tuberculosis, tumors, typhoid and wounds.

Ashwagandha adaptogenic

Ashwagandha has good impressive adaptogenic properties. With a program of good nutrition, it can boost both immunity and endurance.

Historical or Traditional Use

A powerful aphrodisiac sometimes called "Indian Ginseng" has been used in a number of forms to treat a huge variety of physical maladies. The roots and leaves of the plant are prepared traditionally as powder, decoction, oil, poultice, etc. These have been suggested for the remedy of various health problems nervous disorders, intestinal infections, and impotency. Above all, it is popularly used by physicians in India as a powerful aphrodisiac.




Asvagandhadyarista, Asvagandhadi Leha, Balasvagandhalakshyadi Taila


DOSE - 3-6 g of the drug in powder form.


In at least two published clinical trials of Withania somnifera, the side effects experienced by W. somnifera treated individuals were not significantly different than the side effects experienced by placebo treated individuals. However, there has been one report that Withania somnifera can stimulate the thyroid and lead to thyrotoxicosis in some people. Ashwagandha accomplishes these benefits without any known side effects. Remember: this herb has undergone over 2,500 years of field tests.

Notes of Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha healing herb Ashwagandha for physical and mental stress
Ashwagandha valuable Ayurvedic medicinal plant Ashwagandha a nutrient
Ashwagandha Indian as Ayurvedic Ginseng Ashwagandha for muscle mass
Ashwagandha Ayurvedic aphrodisiac Ashwagandha immune modulator
Ashwagandha diuretic Ashwagandha antioxidant herb
Ashwagandha Ayurvedic tonic herb Ashwagandha a tonic for elderly
Ashwagandha Ayurvedic for stress Ashwagandha for cardiovascular health
Ashwagandha herb for physical endurance Ashwagandha for athletes
Ashwagandha nervous disorders Ashwagandha for pregnant or lactating women
Ashwagandha Physical endurance Ashwagandha for ill and sick person
Ashwagandha rheumatism Ashwagandha for smokers
Ashwagandha adaptogen Ashwagandha for people who take lots of alcohol
Ashwagandha for mental illness Ashwagandha with antibiotic
Ashwagandha for general health Ashwagandha with contraceptive pills
Ashwagandha for muscular pain Ashwagandha increases testosterone
Ashwagandha for brain power Ashwagandha acts in impotency.