Latin Name: Withania somnifera
Common Names: Ashwagandha root
Powdered withania somnifera is a common form of these natural herbs, and may help reduce stress due to anxiety and fatigue. You may find that these herbs are helpful for memory improvement. Although the root is the predominant part used of these herbs, the berries, leaves, and fruit are sometimes used as well.Ashwagandha is an important Ayurvedic herb, and is traditionally used to promote vitality, though this use has not been evaluated clinically. According to one clinical trial in India, it has been shown to effectively alleviate knee pain.Warning: Not to be used during pregnancy.
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