India is a hub of herbal medicines. For centuries people have been using herbs as a method of treatment from standard to detrimental diseases. From the readily available Tulsi to Neem leafs; every herb has its own benefits. However, there are some plants which aren’t easily accessible. One such herb is “Withania Somnifera” or most commonly known as Ashwagandha. Breaking down the term in two parts, ‘Ashwa’ refers to a Horse & ‘Gandha’ means smell or fragrance. So, together it refers to ‘the smell of horse’. The derivation comes from a belief that if a person consumes this herb, he or she will gain horse like strength.
Ashwagandha is a shrub i.e. small in size and is extracted from the roots of the plant. It is found only in India, Africa, and Middle East. Although it was used and recognized by a lot of people in decades before, the arrival of pharmaceutical drugs reduced its utilization and popularity. At present though, with ever increasing infectious diseases and hazardous atmosphere level, people have again made a transition from modern medicines to traditional methods of treatment.
Ashwagandha is a multi-purpose curing herb that helps in hormonal balancing, immunity enhancement, reduction in Joint pain, has antioxidants and acts as an anti-ageing drug. Also, it consists of an active ingredient called ‘Withanolides’ which is extremely advantageous in coping up with stress and helps in boosting your intellect. Furthermore, Ashwagandha sharpens your brain’s memory functions and improves the level of concentration or focus.
Himalaya’s Ashwagandha is one of the many progeny of Himalaya products which is consumed worldwide and are effortlessly available on online Ayurvedic stores such as Wow Herbals. It has been making people’s lifestyle better since decades. For added benefit, the product can be flexibly devoured either in the form of powder or tablet. For instance, individuals adhering to Green or Black tea can imbibe the herb with the drink itself. So take Himalaya’s Ashwagandha to ameliorate your health and energize your way of living.