IP Journal of Nutrition, Metabolism and Health Science

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Stress relieving activity of Withania Somnifera

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Review Article

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K M Vani, R Manasa, D U Santhosha, Shekhara Naik R, Mahesh Shivananjappa

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is a valuable medicinal plant in the Solanaceae family. It is commonly known as Indian ginseng, Winter Cherry and is widely distributed around the globe. The plant is used traditional for its ameliorative properties against a human medical condition like cancer, diabetes, asthma, hypertension, stress, etc. Stress is a state of mental or emotional strain or tension, which can lead to underperformance and adverse clinical changes. is considered a potent adaptogen and anti-stress agent that could have some potential to improve physical and mental condition of a person. This review mainly focuses on anti-stress property.

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Withania somnifera, Ashwagandha, Stress, Adaptogen, AntiĀ­stress

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