Used Part: Root
Tissues: muscle, fats, bone, bone marrow, nervous and reproductive tissue
Systems: the nervous, reproductive, respiratory
Action: tonic, anti-aging, strengthens the nerves, sedative, astringent.
Ashwagandha - literally "having a smell of horses", because it gives "horse" vital and sexual energy.
Ashwagandha - in Ayurvedic medicine it takes the same place by importance as ginseng in China. This is the best anti-aging plant, especially for muscle, bone marrow and sperma, as well as for Vata constitution. It used against the weakness and tissue deficiency of children, the elderly people, persons that are debilitated by chronic diseases, fatigue, insomnia, suffering nervous exhaustion.
In fact, it stops aging and activates anabolic processes. Ashwagandha - one of the best plants to clarify and power the mind, soothes, promotes deep, dreamless sleep. In addition, it is - the perfect food for pregnant women, becaue it strengthens the fetus.
It helps to restore the hormonal system, tissue healing and can be used topically to treat wounds, ulcers, abscesses, etc.
Caution: High Ama (toxins), expressed stagnation
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