Withania somnifera, known commonly as ashwagandhaIndian ginsengpoison gooseberry, or winter cherry, is an annual evergreen shrub in the Solanaceae or nightshade family that grows in India, the Middle East, and parts of Africa.

Ashwagandha is a small plant grown in India and Balochistan. Not available in Lower Bengal. The plant is gray in color. The fruit is covered with skin like a tomato and the fruit is inside. When ripe, the fruit turns red.

This is our country's ginseng. Ashwagandha is a species of plant that grows in small bushes in villages. It is also called amukkanang tuber in Tamil. The fleshy root of the Ashwagandha plant is called amukkarangilangu. In Ayurveda, it is called Ashwagandha.

It has the same effect as the root of the ginseng plant, which is popular in China and KoreaAshwagandha usually has a hot property. Cut the root into small pieces, immerse it in a pot with cow milk, and boil. Then cool down by adding some water and wash. Dry it in the sun and store them. This astringent tasty tuber will remove all the ailments.

Amukkrang tuber can cure colds, rheumatism, skin diseases, and geriatric weakness. It is a common practice among the Indian villagers to mix a ground paste of this root in curry (kara kuzhambu). Grind the Ashwagandha root apply it on top of the swelling and rheumatism to cure them.

Get dried marsh barbel seed and clean it. Take 100g of this seed and make a fine powder with 100g Ashwagandha root and store. Take this 1 teaspoon of powder mixed with boiled cow milk after your breakfast and dinner. It will relieve hand and foot pain, nerve disorders, improve fitness, libido, and longevity. There is no restriction on your diet while taking this medication.

Amukkrang tuber powder, ghee, etc. used to make fitness, beauty, longevity, etc. Grind this root with dry ginger and hot water and apply it to the swollen and sore with the diseases. 

Boil the tuber in milk, dry it and make it powder. Take 4g of this powder with honey. This will get rid of anorexia and obesity.

Take one gram of Ashwagandha root powder with 3g of palm candy and eat morning and evening daily along with a tumbler of milk. It will cure nerve disorders, strengthen the body.  Gives beauty to the body.