Stress Reliever. Sri Sri Ayurvedas Ashwagandha is an age old Ayurveda anti stress herb. Also popularly known as the Indian Ginseng. The word Ashwagandha in Sanskrit means the smell of the horse the smell of the root is similar to the smell of horse dung. Otherwise known asIndian Ginseng, it increases immunity and is a potent aphrodisiac. It is a branched erect shrub up to 4 feet long, with greenish, yellow flowers and red berries. Ashwagandha grows abundantly in areas with good tree shade and is widely cultivated in certain areas of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan Ashwagandha Uses are as follows Predominantly used as a Nervine tonic. Acts as a potent aphrodisiac A pain reliever Rejuvenation Used also in bronchitis It is a good health tonic for children Utilised for uterine disorders, mainly menorrhagia and leucorrheea and effective in toning the uterus. Ashwagandha is a unique herb with anti-stress action that leads to better physical fitness and helps cope with lifes daily stress. It promotes sleep, balances the nervous system and restores energy and strength. It also helps delay premature aging.