Ashwagandha

Introduction / परिचय

Ashwagandha is a type of medicine, which is considered effective in many types of incurable diseases. Do you know that Ashwagandha is used to reduce obesity, improve strength and semen disorders. The scientific name of Ashwagandha is Withania somnifera and it is known as winter cherry and Indian ginseng.

English Name:Ashwagandha
Hindi Name: अश्वगंधा (Ashwagandha)
Scientific Name:Withania Somnifera
Family:Solanaceae
Kingdom:Plantae
Light :Full Sun
Height:1.5metre
Flower Color :Dull Green
Leaves Color :Ovate, Elliptic and Dull Greenish
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Classification of Plants/ पौधों का वर्गीकरण

Withania Somnifera, famous as Ashwagandha is an ancient ayurvedic medicinal herb also known as winter cherry, Indian ginseng, or poison gooseberry, is a plant that belongs to Solanaceae or the nightshade family. Various other kinds in the genus Withania are morphologically similar. Ashwagandha is a medicinal herb in Ayurveda and consumes in many countries as a dietary supplement for treating disease.

History / इतिहास

Ashwagandha’s history can be found around 6,000 BC, where it finds mention in the Accent Ayurveda in India. Then, it was considered to be a great and effective herb that strengthened the system and enhanced lifespan.

According to Ayurveda, ashwagandha is used to treat a range of health issues like arthritis, anxiety, tumors, respiratory ailments, and more. Ashwagandha may help to reduce the symptoms of anxiety and stress it's a powerful stress buster.

Uses and Benefits / उपयोग एवं फायदे

Ashwagandha has many health benefits, such as increasing muscle mass, reducing body fat, and increasing strength in men.  It is effective for men's health as it increases testosterone levels and significantly boosts sperm quality and fertility in men.  Develop natural killer cell activity and reduce markers of infection. Ashwagandha may decrease blood sugar levels.  Ashwagandha is an easy and effective way to boost your wellness and quality of life.

How to Grow Plant / कैसे उगाएं

Ashwagandha grows in temperature ranges between 70 F – 95 F (20 – 35 C) Plant Ashwagandha seeds 2 cm deep and 10 cm apart, and seeds will develop in 14 to 15 days. Water them well while seeds are developing. Once it grows up water should be moderate, only when the plant appears thirsty. Ashwagandha is a dry-loving herb and doesn’t like wet.