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Ashwaganda is a member of the nightshade family.
Native to India, it is now also grown in the U.S.
Many people consider it to be the Indian equivalent to
ginseng, because of it's use as an "all purpose tonic".
Traditional Ayurvedic physicians prescribed it for
everything from hiccups to female problems. Ashwaganda
is known to work as a mild sedative and as an aid for