A P Forest Department - Silviculture of Species - Medicinal Plant
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Andhra Pradesh Forest Department

Silviculture of Species

Medicinal Plants

Withania somnifera (Linn.) Dunal

Family

:

Solanaceae

Trade name

:

Aswagandha

Sanskrit Name

:

Asvagandha, Varahakarni

Telugu Name

:

Aswagandha, Pannerugadda

Habit

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Shrub

Propagation

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Seeds

Parts Used

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Roots, Leaves

Uses

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Nervine sedative, Aphrodisiac, Emaciation and debility, Improving vitality, to cure sterility of women, Insomnia, Sore eyes, Febrifuge, Ulcers

 

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