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Ashwagandha (Withania Somnifera)
Ashwagandha, also commonly known as Indian Ginseng. It is a perennial plant from the Nightshade family that is native to the Indian sub-continent and northern Africa and is one of the most valued shrubs in Indian Ayurvedic medicine. In the Sanskrit language it means “Smelling...
Carbohydrates have many roles in the body: They are involved in energy metabolism. They make up the muscle energy store. They help form the ground substance of connective tissue in the body as well as many more different substances, e.g. lubricants for the joints, transport molecules, structural chemicals.