BotanicalName : Withania Somnifera


Specification : Withanolides 1.5%/Alkaloids 1%

Uses : Adaptogen, Immunomodulator, Antioxidant

Description : Withania somnifera, known commonly as ashwagandha,This species is a short, tender perennial shrub growing 35–75 cm (14–30 in) tall. Tomentose branches extend radially from a central stem. Leaves are dull green, elliptic, usually up to 10–12 cm long. The flowers are small, green and bell-shaped. The ripe fruit is orange-red.Withania somnifera is prone to several pests and diseases. Leaf spot disease caused by Alternaria alternata is the most prevalent disease, which is most severe in the plains of Punjab, Haryana, and Himachal Pradesh.