Ashwagandha Root

Ashwagandha, botanical name Withania Somnifera is known as Indian Ginseng. The name Ashwagandha was received from Sanskrit due to the smell of the root. It is also known as winter cherry. The plant belongs to Solanaceae family. It is a stout shrub that can reach a height of 170cm. Ashwagandha bears yellow flowers and red fruit. Its fruit is similar to berry in size and shape. Ashwagandha grows profusely in India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. All parts of the plant are used in herbal medicine. In Ayurveda, the roots have been used traditionally to prepare various preparations.

Organic Ashwagandha Root benefits

  • It increases sexual potency and sperm production
  • It is promotes proper breathing, body strength and good sleep
  • It increases the three natural antioxidants in the brain
  • It acts as a cardiovascular protector
  • It helps on anxiety and depression
  • It stimulates Immune system through nitric oxide production in macrophage
  • As an adaptogen, it helps to minimize stress related fluctuations in the diet
  • It boosts metabolism and eliminates digestion irregularities

Ashwagandha For Anti Aging

It is effective anti-aging agent, as it promotes cell regeneration. It protects skin from atmospheric pollutants. It keeps the skin cells healthy by healing minor cuts and burns. It replenishes your body with good cells and reduces cell degeneration. Traditional Ayurvedic preparation of ashwagandha involves boiling the root in milk instead of water, with little honey added at the end. This can be helpful for elderly people and those who are recovering from chronic illnesses. It gives strength to nerves, the numbness of extremities gets removed with regular usage of this powder.

Ashwagandha For Stress

Ashwagandha root has been found to sharpen mental processes. It improves healthy sleeping patterns, sustains energy levels, strength and vitality that include physical activity. It enhances healthy backbone and ache free joints. It escalates immunity. It can give stress relieving properties. It is helpful for chronic stress and to fight against stress. It prevents stress related ulcer.

Ashwagandha For Weight Loss

It is beneficial to bring weight loss with its adaptogenic effects when used in combination with other weight loss herbs. In addition to alkaloids, the roots are reported to contain starch, glycosides, dulcitol, reducing sugars, withancil, an acid and a neutral compound. This can bring weight loss by increasing body metabolism. Ashwagandha can help you aid weight loss and fight stress by acting as a natural adaptogen in one’s body.

Properties of Ashwagandha Root

  • Improves memory, learning ability
  • It can reduce anxiety and depression without any side effect
  • Stabilizes blood sugar
  • Lowers cholesterol
  • Anti-malarial properties
  • Anti-inflammatory properties
  • Promote the production of white blood cells thus useful in fighting infection
  • Sustains energy level and vitality
  • Supports healthy joints
  • Anti-aging activity
  • Supports muscle mass and strength
  • Helps age related inefficiency
  • Reduces various types of fatigue and muscle weakness
  • Prevent bone loss through strengthening the bones

It increases level of these powerful antioxidants superoxide dismutase, catalase and glutathione peroxidase in our body. This root can activate neurotransmitter pathways in our brain, which are vital for efficient functioning of nervous system. This is responsible for improving memory power. Ashwagandha root powder has been identified to improve efficiency of endocrine glands. It enhances functioning of the cardio and central nervous systems. It has constituents that help the body to produce its own thyroid hormones. It increases fertility and has been used in Ayurvedha-Indian traditional medicinal system for its beneficial properties.

Aswhagandha Constituents

Though the flowers and fruits and fruits have medicinal properties, the root is mainly used for the preparation of health care products. Ashwagandha root has ingredients such as choline, alkaloids and steroidal lactones. It has 18 fatty acids that are unique among the plant kingdom. Withanine is the main constituent among the various alkaloids. The other alkaloids include 3-a-gloyloxytropane, anaferine, anahydrine, choline, cuscohygrine, isopelletierine, pseudo-tropine, pseudo-withanine, somniferine, somnine, somniferinine, tropine and withananine. Two acyl steryl glucoside namely sitoindoside VII and sitoindoside VIII have been also isolated from the plant root. The leaves contain steroidal lactones that are called as withanolides. These withanolides have six member lactone rings and have C28 steroidal nucleus with C9 side chain.

Ashwagandha Root Powder and Capsules

Organic Veda supplies ashwagandha root powder and capsules to global locations. We guarantee 100% pure root powder manufactured from organic farm produces. We manufacture and supply quality products which are free from metallic impurities and microbes. It is organic certified on USDA NOP, European Union and Indian standards. Our ashwagandha capsules are free from fillers, preservatives, additives and gluten. We also have bulk / wholesale and customized supply of Ashwagandha products as per the client’s requirement.