Ashwagandha is an important medicinal plant that has been used in Ayurvedic and indigenous medicine for more than 3,000 years. It is one of the most important herb of Ayurveda used for millennia as a Rasayana for its wide ranging health benefits.
The Ashwagandha plant is a small shrub with yellow flowers that’s native to India, the Middle East and some parts of Africa.
It is sometimes referred to as “Indian Ginseng” and is believed to help maintain your youth physically and mentally. Historically, the roots of this herb are used to treat several ailments like stress, anxiety, constipation, insomnia, among others. It is not just the roots, even the leaves, seeds and fruits are used for various treatments.