Neuropharmacology of Withania somnifera Dunal.

  • Amritpal Singh Saroya
  • Jaswinder Singh


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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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amritpal Singh Saroya
    • 1
  • Jaswinder Singh
    • 2
  1. 1.Herbal ConsultantMohaliIndia
  2. 2.Department of PharmacologySri Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical ScienceAmritsarIndia

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