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Aswagandha (Withania somnifera)
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Species Type : Herb; Perennial herb.

Botanical Name : Withania somnifera Dunal

Common Name : Indian ginseng

Family : Solanaceae

Local Names : Aswagandha

Sanskrit Name: Ashwagandha

Uses: Root, leaf & seed - in health tonics & also against ulcer, fever, rheumatism, eye diseases and leucoderma.

Distribution: Tropical areas of the World.