Indian ginseng increases resistance to stress and has rejuvenating effects on the whole organism. It stimulates circulation in the pelvic area and is therefore known as the “blue pill for women”. It is an excellent helper during influenza because it has strong anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects. As its second name suggests, Withania Somnifera will also help with insomnia problems. It also helps students improve memory and concentration.
In northern and central and east European conditions, one could only grow ashwagandha indoors, as it would not survive the winter outside. It grows to about 1.5 meters high and its berries look similar to that of the cape gooseberry, only red inside.
The magic is in the roots, so that’s what gets dried and crushed. The resulting powder can be dissolved in water, juice, milk and/or honey. A simpler way to use as a supplement is as powder capsules, which you simply swallow.
Use not recommended for pregnant and lactating women and people with autoimmune diseases.