Product description

Botanical Name: Withania somnifera

Types of Plant: Perennial shrub

Part of the Plant used: Roots, leaves, berries

Description: Ashwagandha, scientifically known as Withania somnifera, is a perennial shrub belonging to the Solanaceae family. Native to India, the Middle East, and parts of Africa, Ashwagandha is valued for its medicinal properties and adaptogenic effects. The plant features small, bell-shaped flowers that give way to orange-red berries, along with ovate leaves and woody stems. Ashwagandha is characterized by its distinctive odor, described as "horse-like," and is traditionally used in Ayurvedic medicine to promote vitality, enhance stamina, and support overall health and well-being.


  • Stress Reduction: Ashwagandha is renowned for its adaptogenic properties, which help the body adapt to stress and maintain balance. Consuming Ashwagandha supplements or extracts may help reduce stress, anxiety, and fatigue, promoting a sense of calm and relaxation.
  • Immune Support: Ashwagandha contains bioactive compounds that support immune function and enhance immune responses. Regular consumption of Ashwagandha products may help strengthen the immune system, reduce the risk of infections, and promote overall health and well-being.
  • Enhanced Energy and Stamina: Ashwagandha is prized for its ability to increase energy levels, enhance stamina, and improve physical performance. Athletes and individuals seeking to boost endurance and vitality often incorporate Ashwagandha into their daily regimen to support peak performance and recovery.


Growing Conditions:

  • Sunlight: Ashwagandha thrives in full sunlight but can tolerate partial shade. Provide at least 6-8 hours of sunlight daily for optimal growth and flowering.
  • Water: Allow the soil to dry out between waterings to prevent root rot. Water Ashwagandha plants sparingly, especially during the dormant season or cooler months.
  • Soil: Well-draining, sandy or loamy soil with a pH level between 6.0 and 7.5 is ideal for Ashwagandha. Sandy loam or loamy soil enriched with organic matter promotes healthy root development and growth.

Harvesting and Storage of Ashwagandha:

  • Harvest Ashwagandha roots, leaves, and berries as needed for fresh use or drying. Select mature roots, leaves, or berries from healthy plants, taking care not to damage the stems or surrounding foliage. Use clean scissors or shears to harvest the plant parts, leaving some foliage on the plant to promote regrowth.
  • Wash the harvested roots, leaves, or berries under cold water to remove any dirt or debris. Pat them dry with a clean towel or paper towel before use.
  • Store fresh Ashwagandha roots, leaves, or berries in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Use them promptly or process them into extracts, powders, or other products for long-term storage.


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