Withania Somnifera

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WITHANIA SOMNIFERA

Botanical Name :WITHANIA SOMNIFERA

Family Name : SOLANACEAE

Common Name : WITHANIA, WINTER CHERRY, INDIAN WINTER CHERRY, INDIAN GINSENG, ASHWAGANDHA

Part Used : Root, Leaves

Habitat : Cultivated throughout drier parts of India.

Description : The name Ashwagandha is from the Sanskrit language and is a combination of the word ashva, meaning horse, and gandha, meaning smell. The root has a strong aroma that is described as “horse-like.”

In Ayurvedic, Indian, and Unani medicine, ashwagandha is described as “Indian ginseng.” Ashwagandha is also used in traditional African medicine for a variety of ailments.

Ashwagandha contains chemicals that might help calm the brain, reduce swelling (inflammation), lower blood pressure, and alter the immune system.

Uses : It is Tonic, Abortifacient, Astringent, Deobstruent, Nervine, Aphrodisiac and Sedative. It is official Indian Pharmacoepeia. It is popularly known as Indian Ginseng. It gives vitality and vigour and helps in building greater endurance.It has been used in diseases such as rheumatism, leprosy and arthritis.

Ashwagandha is a plant. The root and berry are used to make medicine.
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.

Product Offered : Roots

WITHANIA SOMNIFERA ( ASHWAGANDHA )
PRODUCT CODE: NE/WS/0103
DESCRIPTION YELLOWISH, REDDISH BROWN COLOURED POWDER WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR, SLIGHTLY BITTER.
WATER SOL. EXT. MIN. 80%
50% ETHANOL SOL. EXT. MIN. 80%
ALKALOIDS MIN. 1.0% MIN. 2%
WITHANOLOIDS MIN. 1.50% MIN. 5%
IDENTIFICATION STARCH POSITIVE GLYCOSIDES POSITIVE
LOSS ON DRYING MAX. 5%
ASH MAX. 10%
HEAVY METALS MAX. 20 PPM
ARSENIC MAX. 5 PPM
TOTAL PLATE COUNT MAX. 10000 CFU / GM
E. COLI, SAMONELLA NEGATIVE