Ashwagandha (Botanical name: Withania Somnifera) is an adaptogen* revered as a rejuvenator and daily tonic in Ayurveda. It is a short, perennial shrub whose roots and berries are used for medicinal purposes. The name Ashwagandha is from the Sanskrit language and is a combination of the word ashva, meaning horse, and gandha, meaning smell. The root has a strong aroma that is described as “horse-like.” read more