Withania somnifera (Ashwagandha) a plant of many possibilities

Izabela Czyżewska, Piotr Michał Jarosz, Patrycja Wiśniewska

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12775/JEHS.2020.10.08.053


Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) has been long used in the traditional Ayurvedic system of medicine to enhance various kinds of disease processes and specially as a nervine tonic. Nowadays, its beneficial activities are still being searched.


Withania somnifera; Vitanoside IV; Glycowithanolides withaferin-A; Sitoindosides IX and X; Isopelletierine; Solanaceae

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