ashwagandha


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ash·wa·gan·dha

(ahsh-wă-gahn'dă)
An Indian herb (Withania somnifera), available in many forms; purported use in inflammation, tumors; has been suggested for use as an antidepressant. Clinical studies ongoing into its efficacy.
Synonym(s): Indian ginseng.
[Sansk., horse smell]
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ashwagandha

, ashvagandha (ăsh-wă-găn′dă, -vă-) [Sanskrit aśvagandha, horse smell]
An herbal extract of Withania somnifera, employed in ayurvedic medicine as an adaptogen, an aphrodisiac, an immune stimulant, and a tonic.
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Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is an adaptogen, meaning it helps combat stress in the body while replenishing energy reserves.
Anti-inflammatory compounds termed withanolides in the plant Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) reduces NF-kB levels.
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The recall affects 16-ounce packages of Coconut Cashew Grain-Free Granola with a UPC code of 855140002946 and a Best By Date of 11/30/19, 12/3/19, 12/5/19, and 12/4/19, 8-ounce packages of Coconut Cashew Grain-Free Granola with a UPC code of 855140002700 and a Best Buy Date of 10/19/19, 8-ounce packages of Banana Nut Butter Grain-Free Granola with Best Buy Dates of 10/17/19 and 12/12/19, and 8-ounce packages of Pumpkin Spice with Ashwagandha Superfood Grain-Free Granola with a UPC code of 810589030158 and a Best Buy Date of 12/7/19.
Bollywood actress and fitness enthusiast Shilpa Shetty's eyes lit up as she spotted a jar full of Ashwagandha and red sandalwood bark.
The complete range contains powerful ingredients ranging from Kumkumadi, Aloe Vera, Almond, Amla, Bhringraj, Brahmi, Jatamansi, Mulethi, Saffron, Goat Milk, Gotu Kola, Ashwagandha, Chamomile to Sandalwood Oil, Mogra, Patchouli Oil and many more.
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* Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is one of the best-known Indian botanicals that has been used in Ayurvedic preparations since the Vedic era, dating back 3000-4000 years.
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"We did two tests for Sabinsa's Shagandha Ashwagandha Root Extract 2.5% USP material; an identity test by HPTLC and a quantitative test for Withanolides by HPLC," confirmed Alkemist Labs CEO Elan Sudberg.