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2008-03-14

Ashwagandha- The Indian Ginseng

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Ashwagandha - also known as the Indian winter, the Cherry Botanical name Withania Somnifera-It is a shrub belonging to Solanace family. It is grown in Western India, Gujarat, MP, Punjab and Himalayas.

Ashwagandha got its name because their roots are, the smell of horse. (Ashwa = horse, gandha = smell). It is run by a different name Varaha karni because their leaves resemble pig hat's ear.

Ashwagandha light (laghu) and sticky (snigdha) properties, and saen bitter taste. On the digestion and sae taste dominates. The grate part of this root is used herb.

Medicinal properties of various Ashwagandha

The medical properties of ashwagandha is due to compounds known as withanolides, which is considered it.

Ashwagandha adaptogen (as it improves endurance), rejuvenating tonic and sedative. Therefore, many herbalists such as Indian herb ginseng.

Effects to consider: Because it balances Watt and kapha, it improves memory, counters the effects of stress and the mind calms. It has the ability to relieve stress. It acts as a depressant. Stressed patients with insomnia have benefited from this herb.

This herb can be used in Alzheimer's disease, memory loss and insomnia.

Effects on the general health: It acts as balya and strengthens the body. Generally ashwagandha stimulates the immune system and strengthens it. It increases the body energy level.

Convalescent patients gain more energy and can spring back to the normal routine faster when they are herb preparations for the disease. The immediate relapse of the disease is prevented through the use of Ashwagandha. This supports HIV patients by strengthening their immune system system.

Anti-inflammatory properties: It has anti-inflammatory properties and has been successfully used in the adjuvant therapy for arthritis. It reduces the inflammation of the joints and to facilitate movements.

Effects digestive system: Ashwagandha increases the appetite. It normalizes the digestive and intestinal movements.

Effects on reproductive system: The magic herb increases shukra dhatu, sperm count and motility of the sperm. It increases the libido and is known as the best Vajikara dravya (aphrodisiac)

It is also known as tonic in the uterus and the improvement of women libido.

Ashwagandha delayed aging process for use as Rasayana (rejuvenation preparation) .

It lowers high blood pressure and also acts as a diuretic.

Effects on pregnant woman: Ashwagandha is very effective in the ordinary conditions as abortion, abortion threatened. It stabilizes pregnancy and balances harmones stabilization pregnancy.

Usefull preparations for Ashwagandha:

1. A paste of ashwagandha leaves when it on a local inflammatory acts as anti-inflammatory.

2. The herbal massage oil, this herb is useful in many conditions, such as paralysis, epilepsy, insomnia etc.

3. The preparation of Ashwagandha processed with ghee, sugar and honey is a very good aphrodisiac and increases the sperm quantity, number and motility of the sperm. It is effective for Erectile Dysfunction, low libido and premature ejaculation.

4 Ashwagandha roots when she regularly helps to improve the living conditions of children, such as emaciation, senile Debilitet, rheumatism, in all cases of general debility, nervous exhaustion, brain - fag, the low memory, loss of muscle strength and spermatorrhoea. It increases body energy and vitality. It helps the body rebuild, which is worn due to chronic diseases, such as syphilis, rheumatism, etc. It also fills the energy of the body lowered because of over-work, mental stress, so that early ageing.

5 Ashwagandha, if used regularly , is very useful emaciated children. It increases the body weight and body energy.

6 Regelmaige use of ashwagandha helps the blood sugar level to lower cholesterol and levels.

7 Fine ashwagandha powder mixed with oil well is very full use in many skin conditions.

8 Ashwagandha also acts as a thickening and galactogogue If the milk to nursing mothers.

This article is copy righted. The author Dr.Krishna.RS is an Ayurvedic physician and Web master of

http: //www.ayurveda-increaselibido.com

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