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ANTISTRESS ACTIVITY OF ASHWAGANDHA (Withania somnifera Dunal) – A REVIEW

@inproceedings{Ashok2014ANTISTRESSAO,
  title={ANTISTRESS ACTIVITY OF ASHWAGANDHA (Withania somnifera Dunal) – A REVIEW},
  author={Gajarmal Amit Ashok and B. ShendeM. and Chothe},
  year={2014}
}
According to various surveys, the stress is the major problem for many diseases ranging from psychiatric disorders to endocrine disorders including diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism, male sexual dysfunction, peptic ulcer, hypertension, ulcerative colitis etc. In Holy Geeta, it is seen that Arjuna was one of the sufferer from stress during Mahabharata war. At that time Lord Krishna takes responsibility to counsel him in Geeta. On the same mode, today’s life style was very frustrated due to busy… 

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