Ashwagandha root/ indian ginseng/ withania somnifera /ashgandh. Ashwagandha is an ancient medicinal herb. Ashwagandha also provides numerous other benefits for your body and brain. For example, it can boost brain function, lower blood sugar and cortisol levels, and help fight symptoms of anxiety and depression. Can boost testosterone and increase fertility in men. May increase muscle mass and strength. May reduce inflammation. May lower cholesterol and triglycerides.