Ashwaganda, plant

$9.90$14.30 incl. GST

Usually Available: all year
Shipping: NOT Western Australia or Tasmania, NOT internationally
Botanical Name: Withania somnifera
Pot Size: 40mm, 50mm forestry

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Description

Ashwaganda plant, Withania somnifera, is also known as Indian Ginseng, Ayurvedic Shrub and Withania. Highly esteemed as Indian medicinal plant. The dried root is used in the Ayurvedic system as a general, or strengthening, tonic. Primarily as a remedy for sexual exhaustion, weakened immune system and chronic fatigue syndrome. A Modern folk remedy for multiple sclerosis. Ashwaganda plant is native to Africa, the Mediterranean area, India and Asia and prefers light to medium well drained soils in a protected, sunny position. Will tolerate a light to medium frost. Grows to a height of 0.75m with a spread of 0.75m. A tropical evergreen shrub that becomes an annual in temperate regions.