withania somnifera


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ashwagandha

ashwagandha

One of the world’s most renowned herbs. Adaptogenic nightshade from India in the pepper family, known as "Indian ginseng", provides energy and a rejuvenating lift while at the same time calming and soothing the nerves. Chemically similar to ginseng, yet superior in relieving stress. Roots used to make famous medicinal powder. Great for exhaustion from physical and mental strain, stress-related ulcers, nervous exhaustion, depression. Helps boost thyroid hormone and adrenals to prevent stress-caused thyroid burnout. Popular aphrodisiac, increasing libido and performance in 75% of men who use it. Estrogen-like effect that stops internal bleeding, excessive uterine bleeding, hemorrhoids and also hemorrhagic dysentery (bloody diarrhea). For fatigue, chronic disease, impotence, memory, arthritic inflammation, rheumatic pain, anxiety, insomnia, respiratory disorders, nervous disorders, gynecological disorders, uterine infections, nerve impulses, sex-enhancing, erectile dysfunction, female and male fertility, cancer, increases hemoglobin, circulation, nutrient absorption, liver and kidney tonic, clears the mind, strengthens nerves, promotes restful sleep, lessens graying of the hair, increases performance in athletes, balances hormones, hypertension, anti-aging. The whole plant is useable. It grows as a short shrub (30 inches ,75 cm) with a central stem from which branches extend radially in a star pattern, covered with fuzzy wooly hairs. Small green flowers, ripe fruit is orange-red and has milk-coagulating properties.
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Gopal Nayak's biofield energy transmission was applied to a group of Withania somnifera plants, while another group was left untreated to serve as a control group.
Withania somnifera Dunal (WS, family: Solanaceae) also known as Ashwagandha or Winter Cherry is a plant commonly used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat several diseases (Alam et al.
One such synergistic formulation is comprised of alcoholic extracts/juice of stems of Tinospora cordifolia, leaves of Centella asiatica, roots of Withania somnifera, seeds of Mucuna pruriens and rhizomes of Curcuma longa, mixed in the ratio ranging from 1:0.
Ltd, Bangalore), a polyherbal formulation, was as follows: Withania somnifera 17 per cent (aqueous extract of root: withanolides 2% w/w), Ocimum sanctum 17 per cent (70% alcohol extract of leaves: ursolic acid 3% w/w), Camellia sinensis 33 per cent (70% alcohol extract of leaves: total polyphenols 60% w/w), triphala 25 per cent (aqueous extract: total tannin 34% w/w) and shilajit 8 per cent (aqueous extract: fulvic acid 53% w/w; humic acid 17% w/w).
Withania somnifera Dunal belonging to family Solanaceae, is an important medicinal plant known as "Indian Ginseng", grown in wild and also cultivated in several areas of India [1].
a e 3 Dipterygium glaucum 4 Fagonia Arabica 5 Fagonia indica 6 Phyllanthus maderaspatensis 7 Haplophyllum tuberculatum 8 Ziziphus mucronata 9 Rhamnus disperma 10 Cissus quadrangularis 11 Hammada elegans 12 Aerva javanica 13 Acacia ehrenbergiana 14 Acacia tortilis 15 Casia italica 16 Lygos raetam 17 Tephrosia apollinea 18 Calotropis procera 19 Withania somnifera 20 Heliotropium lignosum 21 Heliotropium cinerascens 22 Centauria schimperi 23 Echinops spinosissimus 24 Echinops husoni 25 Pulicaria orientalis 26 Rhanterium epapposum 27 Panicum turgidum Monocots s 28 Phoenex dactilifera No.
Role of potassium in pharmacological activity of 50% alcoholic extract of Rubia cordifolia, Acorus calamus and Withania somnifera.
aurantium dulcis (orange) peel powder (and) withania somnifera root exttract) Preservative
Acalypha wilkesiana, Acanthopanax gracilistylus, Allium sativum, Ananus comosus, Cissampelos sympodialis, Coriolus versicolor, Curcuma longa, Echinacea purpurea, Grifola frondosa, Harpagophytum procumbens, Panax ginseng, Polygala tenuifolia, Poria cocos, Silybum marianum, Smilax glabra, Tinospora cordifolia, Uncaria tomentosa, and Withania somnifera demonstrate modulation of multiple cytokines.
The formula contained Andrographis paniculata, Scutellaria baicalensis, Silybum marianum, Tabebuia impetiginosa, Filipendula ulmaria, Rhodiola rosea, Withania somnifera, Eleuthrococcus senticosis, Arctium lappa and Curcuma longa.
2009) were also in agreement with our result for using this synthetic plant growth regulator in the culture medium for Withania somnifera, Cardiospermum halicacabum Linn and Abrus precatorious, respectively.
46 accessions of Withania somnifera (Solanaceae) collected from various locations in India under field conditions at RRL Jammu.