Ashwagandha, also known Indian Ginseng, has a wide range of health benefits. 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. It boosts your supply of antioxidants and regulates the immune system and reduces inflammation, hypertension and stress. Direction to use: Take 1 tsp (5 gm) mixed in warm/hot milk twice a day or as directed. You can make a tea of Ashwagandha by boiling the powder in water for 10 minutes.