BENEFITS AND PROPERTY OF ASHWAGANDHA (WITHANIA SOMNIFRA)

Dr. Omprakash Yadav

By Dr.Omprakash Yadav Contact:-shivshivaayurveda@gmail.com Ph no:-+918080747455 /+9196996666426

Introduction OF ASHWAGANDHA (WITHANIA SOMNIFRA)

AYURVEDA DETAILS OF ASHWAGANDHA (WITHANIA SOMNIFRA)

GANA

balya
bhruhaniya
madhurskand

BOTANICAL NAME:-WITHANIA SOMNIFRA

FAMILY:- SOLANACEAE

SANSKRIT NAMES

Amukkura,Ashvagandha,Ashvakandika,Ashvaroha,Ashvavarshaka, Ashwagandha, Asvagandha,Aswagandha, Balada, Balaja, Gandhapatri, Haya, Hayagandha, Hayapriya, Kala, Kambuka,Kamrupini, Kushthagandha, Kushthagandhini, Palashaparni, Priyakari, Punya,Pushtida,Pushtipavira,Rajgandha, Shyamala, Turagagandha, Turagi, Turangagandha, Vajigandha, Vajigandhika,Vajikari, Vajini, Varada, Varahakarni, Varahapatri, Vataghni

DESCRIPTION

Erect, tometose shrubs, 30-150 cm high. Roots tout, fleshy, whitish-brown. Leaves simple, ovate. Flowers inconspicuous, greenish or lucid-yellow, in axillary, umbellate cymes.

PART USED:- ROOT

DOSE:- Churna 3 - 6 gm, Kshar 1 - 2 gm

CHEMICALCONSTITUENTS

Withanolide, Anaferin, Withaferin, Dihydrowithferin, Visamine, Anaferin, Isopelletierine, Tropine,Pseudotropine, Hygrine, Anahygrine, Somniferine, Withanine, Withananine, Sucrose, Pseudowithanine,Choline, Methoxywithaferin, Trihydroxy-1-oxo-17s, Proline, Valine, Tryosine, Lanine, Glycine, Aspartic acid, Glutamic acid, Cystine

AYURVEDA PROPERTIES

GUNA (Quality):-Laghu, Snigdh
RASA (Taste):-Tikt, Katu, Madhur
VIPAK (Metabolism):-Madhur
VIRYA (Potency):-Ushan

Ayurveda Parmacological Action

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION

Hypotensive, Bradycardiac, Respiratory srimulant, Antibacetrial, Hypothermic, Immunosuppressive, Antitumour, Adaptogenic, Antistress, Anticonvulsant, Psychotropic, Antioxidant, Antiinflammatory, Antispasmodic, Analgesic, Antipyretic, Antiviral, Antiarthritic, Sedative, Cardiotropic, Cardipprotective, Anticoagulant, Antiageing, Cytoprotective

FORMULATIONS (Yog)

TAILA

Ashvagandha taila,Balaguduchyadi taila,Brihat guduchi taila,Chandanabalalaksadi taila,Dhanvantara taila, Madhyam narayan taila,Maha narayana taila,Maha vishgarbha taila, Mahachandanadi taila,Mahalakshadi taila, Narayana taila,Prabhanjana vimardana taila,Shrigopal taila,Triphaladi taila,Vishagarbh taila

GHRITA

Dadhika ghrita,Brhacchagaladya ghrita,Brihat ashvagandha ghrita,Phal ghrita,Phalkalyan ghrit,Sukumar ghrita

VATI / RASA

Brahmi vati,Brahmi vati (gold),Manasamitra gutika,Rasaraja rasa

CHURNA

Ashvagandhadi churna,Mashbaladi kvath churna,Rasnadi churna,Rasnadi kvath churna (maha),Sarasvat churna

ARISHTA / asava

Ashvagandharishta,Balarishta,Mritasanjivani sura,Sarasvatarishta

LEHYA / RASAYANA

Asvagandhadi lehya,Erand paka,Guduchyadi modaka,Madhusnuhi rasayana,Puga khanda

GUGGULU

Laksha guggulu,Trayodasanga guggulu

lauha

side effects

Warning:The information here is only for the purpose of knowledge.

consult your Ayurveda Physician or consult at Shiv Shiva Ayurved.

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