The earliest known mention of ashwagandha was in the Rig Veda, which was compiled around 6,000 BC.The benefits and uses of ashwagandha are frequently mentioned and well-documented in the Vedas
Also known as Indian Ginseng. The translation of Ashwagandha is roughly, “the smell and strength of a horse”.
Ashwagandha’s history can be traced back to around 6,000 BC, where it finds mention in the Ayurveda, India’s well-known ancient tradition of medicine.
Ashwagandha’s history is essentially intertwined with the history of Ayurveda, as it is considered one of the most important Ayurvedic herbs. Ayurveda is a Sanskrit word where Ayur means “life” and Veda means “knowing.”
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