by jockques cliatt
Ashwagandha is commonly known as “Indian Winter cherry” or “Indian Ginseng”. It is one of the most important herb of Ayurveda (the traditional system of medicine in India.) Ashwagandha is commonly available as a fine sieved powder that can be mixed with water, ghee (clarified butter) or honey. Ashwagandha may enhances the function of the brain, nervous system and improves memory. It improves the function of the reproductive system promoting a healthy sexual and reproductive balance. Being a powerful adaptogen, it enhances the body's resilience to stress. Ashwagandha improves the body's defense against disease by improving the cell-mediated immunity. It also possesses potent antioxidant properties that help protect against cellular damage caused by free radicals.