Ashwagandha - Reduces Hypertension & Strengthen Potency

In the international history of herbs the name of India and also of Ayurveda deserves special mention. This branch of alternative notion of medical science has been prevalent in the Indian subcontinent from time immemorial, and till now is leant to have a profound influence on the medicines especially in this region, be it on the herbal nutritional products or even during the application of alternative and herbal treatments for diabetes . However, with the passage of years it has been found to expand its tentacles in the other continents, and in the contemporary age is a name to be reckoned with, even in the continents of both Europe and America, if not more. But of this the name of Ashwagandha or Indian Winter Cherry deserves special mention and is considered as one of the most important herbs in Ayurvedic system of medicines. It is due to the presence of a vast area of application, the Ayurvedic physicians have been perceived to use it widely for the sake of curing affected people from their ailments. In addition, due to its properties has been able to gain lots of respect in the eyes of herbal healers.

Ashwagandha is in nature known as Withania Somnifera and is generally a shrub, that is normally found everywhere in India especially in northwestern part of the sub continent, although in the recent days gets cultivated in fields because of its great commercial demand. The very root of the herb smells like horse and also vitalizes body to provide strength just like a horse possess. What has been found, Ashwagandha is ushan virya in potency, has laghu (light) and tickt (penetrating) properties that does contain tickt, katu and madhur rasa. It is due to the presence of these superior properties, this herb acts efficiently in numerous diseases and with great results.

It is a herb with many uses, like it works as an anti-inflammatory substance helping in reducing swellings and restoring blood supply. It is also considered as excellent in enhancing sexual powers, long lasting endurance; building stamina; relieving hypertension and strengthening heart muscles.