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AN AYURVEDIC REVIEW OF ASHWAGANDHA FROM SAMHITHA AND NIGHANTUS

Satya Prakash Chaudhary*

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In the Ayurveda medicinal effect of Ashwagandha is described in the different Samhitas like Charaka Samhita, Sushruta Samhita, Astangahridaya, Chakaradatta and Nighantus etc. According to Indian Herbal System (Ayurveda), Ashwagandha is considered one of the most important herbs and the best adaptogenic. Ashwgandha has long been considered as an excellent rejuvenator, a general health tonic and a cure for a number of health complaints. It is a sedative, diuretic, antiinflammatory and generally respected for increasing energy, endurance, and acts as an-adaptogen that exerts a strong immunostimulatory and anti-stress agent. Ashwagandha is taken for treating cold and coughs, ulcers, diabetes, epilepsy, insomnia, leprosy, Parkinson‟s disease, nervous disorders, asthma, and impotence patients. The objective of this paper is to review the literature regarding Withania somnifera (ashwagandha, WS) a commonly used herb in Ayurvedic medicine.

Keywords: Ashwagandha, Charaka Samhita, Immunostimulatory, Health tonic.


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