Ashwagandha, Withania somnifera, is also known as Indian ginseng and winter cherry.
Ashwagandha has been used for over 3,000 years to relieve stress, increase energy levels, and improve concentration. Ashwagandha is Sanskrit for the smell of the horse, which refers to both its unique smell and ability to increase strength.
Ashwagandha is an ancient medicinal herb and is classified as an adaptogen, meaning that it can help your body manage stress. Ashwagandha provides numerous other benefits for your body and brain. Ashwagandha is known to boost brain function, lower blood sugar and cortisol levels, and help fight symptoms of anxiety and depression.
Ashwagandha is a very good nerve tonic.It is a reliable tissue builder and useful in debility following long standing diseases .It is indicated in spermatorrhoea, sexual debility, dyspepsia, constipation and cough.
Rasayana is a paste form.