Health Benefits of Ashwagandha or Indian Ginseng

Health Benefits of AshwagandhaAshwagandha is also known as Indian Genseng or winter cherry just because of its strong rasayan/adaptogen properties. It is a complete health package which helps in improving, treating and rejuvenating both physical and mental performances. It is a powerful body tonic useful as

•    Anti-inflammatory
•    Anti-arthritic
•    Antitumor
•    Anti-hyperacidity
•    Anti-stress
•    Anti-fatigue
•    Growth promoter
•    Aphrodisiac
•    Nervine tonic
•    Rejuvenator
•    Immuno-stimulator and many more

Ashwagandha roots have Alkaloids, Withanolides and many Glycosides which are responsible for its medicinal, healing and strengthening properties. Ashwagandha is a natural source of many minerals, vitamins and anti-oxidants responsible for healthy functioning of body.

Ashwagandha as Adaptogen and Rasayan

Ashwagandha  is a rasayan and adaptogen which protects body from disease causing physical environmental and mental stress thus preventing diabetes, gastric ulceration /hyper-acidity, reduced libido and low immunity etc.


Ashwagandha due to its nutritive, nourishing, anti-stress and anti-oxidants properties helps in clearing the regular wear n tear, metabolic wastes and free radical from body hence reviving the youth and life/power.

Ashwagandha in Infertility

Chronic stress, heavy smoking and fast unhealthy lifestyle may induce infertility and ashwagandha is a strong herbal remedy for low libido, low sperm count infertility. It helps in increasing zinc, iron and copper concentration in seminal plasma which is required for healthy sperms. Ashwagandha is useful for semen quality, motility and quantity. It is very good for low sperm counts, spermatorrhea, loss of strength, lack of sexual drive and erectile dysfunction.

Ashwagandha in Cardiac Problems

Ashwagandha is a cardio protective and cardio tonic herb. Ashwagnadha has GABA like anti-depressant affect and furthermore it protects heart from oxidative stress. Choline and beta-sitosterol present in ashwagandha makes it useful for lowering fat and cholesterol levels. It helps in relaxing mind, relieving stress, lowering blood pressure and inducing calmness.

Ashwagandha as Memory Tonic

Ashwagandha is a healer for nervous system. It helps in inhibition of neuron degeneration and repairs them. Some researchers suggest that it helps in regeneration of damaged neuron network. It helps in relieving stress by relaxing brain and thus enhancing memory, recall and concentration.

Ashwagandha in Depression

Ashwagandha being natural relaxant and detrusor helps in stabilizing mood clears anxiety and depression.

Ashwagandha in Cancer

Ashwagandha`s withanolides may help in preventing and curing cancer in humans.

Ashwagandha in Arthritis

Ashwagandha is a good anti-inflammatory agent and also helps in angiogenesis. It is a good agent to curb chronic stress from body and thus helps in managing pain, inflammation and weakness in arthritis, gout and other inflammatory conditions.

Ashwagandha for Women

Ashwagandha is high in iron and help in increasing hemoglobin levels. It helps in reducing the swelling of uterus, white discharge, infertility, irregular menstrual cycles and boost overall health and stability of mind as well as body. It helps in increasing milk in nourishing mothers.

Ashagandha as Vata Regulator

According to ayurveda vata is one of the three humors of body and is responsible for all movements, pains or other actions of body as a whole. Ashwagandha is vatashamak means it controls and regulates vata hence useful in central nervous system disorders like stress, insomnia, epilepsy, Parkinson`s etc. Also controlling pains and inflammation in arthritis, gout and rejuvenating the whole body.