The plant part of Ashwagandha is mighty useful plant according to Ayurveda.
Ashwagandha plant is an erect branching growing shrub, with a height up to 1.5 meter Ashwagandha is a hardy and drought tolerant plant. Ashwagandha leaves are dull green color, an elliptic shape, usually up to 10 to 12 cm in length. Usually, the flowers are small, greenish yellow and bell-shaped.
The ripe fruit is berry usually an orange-red color.
||14 inch (36 cm)
||5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Asgandh, Nagouri Asgandh, Punir, Winter cherry, poison gooseberry, Indian ginseng
|Maximum Reachable Height
||Up to 2 m
||Greenish yellow color
||Easy to grow
Planting and care
Watering should be done early in the morning when the soil feels to dry.
After fertilizer application, water should be given to plant.
Ashwagandha plant propagated by seeds in monsoon season. The seedlings of six weeks old are transplanted in the pot or main field at a spacing of 60 X 60 cm.
||Full sun to partial shade
||20 to 35 degree C
||Apply any organic fertilizer.
Ashwagandha special feature
- Ashwagandha boosts the immune system, helps in lowering cholesterol, reducing swelling & pain, regulating blood Sugar levels, good for the heart, stimulates collagen & promotes wound healing, reduces depression, stress & anxiety, stimulates the underactive thyroid, increases muscle mass & strength, boosts memory and cognitive performance
- Note: Use only after consulting the specialist