An Overview on Ashwagandha: A Rasayana (Rejuvenator) of Ayurveda
Narendra Singh, Mohit Bhalla, Prashanti de Jager and Marilena Gilca
Withania somnifera (Ashawagandha) is very revered herb of the Indian Ayurvedic system of medicine as a Rasayana (tonic). It is used for various kinds of disease processes and specially as a nervine tonic. Considering these facts many scientific studies were carried out and its adaptogenic / anti-stress activities were studied in detail.