Neuropharmacology of Withania somnifera Dunal.
W. somnifera belongs to family Solanaceae. The Ayurvedic synonyms for the plant include Ashwagandha, Avarohaka, Balya, Gokarna, Turangahva, Vajikari, Varada, Varahakarni and Vrsa. In English, the plant is known as winter cherry. W. somnifera is found in India.
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