International Journal of Agriculture Extension and Social Development
2021, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part C
Relevance of Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) root extracts for good health and stamina: a review of recent advancements
Amit Kumar, Kinjal Mondal, Mukesh Kumar Yadav and Govardhan Lal
Herbal plants have been the primary source of medicines for humans since ancient times, and traditional medical systems are used by 80 percent of the world's population. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the international market for herbal products is worth approximately $6.2 billion and is expected to grow to $5 trillion by the year 2050, among the medicinal plants. The main objective of the study is to identify the traditional uses of ashwagandha root extracts for health and longevity, keeping focus on pharmaceutical and biochemical scientific evidence to support the validity. National and international journals have been examined for concrete evidence.
Amit Kumar, Kinjal Mondal, Mukesh Kumar Yadav, Govardhan Lal. Relevance of Ashwagandha (<em>Withania somnifera</em>) root extracts for good health and stamina: a review of recent advancements. Int J Agric Extension Social Dev 2021;4(1):169-172.