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Withania somnifera Dunal (Ashwagandha): A Promising Remedy for Cardiovascular Diseases

@inproceedings{Ojha2009WithaniaSD,
  title={Withania somnifera Dunal (Ashwagandha): A Promising Remedy for Cardiovascular Diseases},
  author={Shreesh Kumar Ojha and Dharamvir Singh Arya},
  year={2009}
}
2 Abstract: Withania somnifera Dunal (Ashwangdha), a popular medicinal herb of Ayurveda is used for health, vitality, longevity and rejuvenation properties. It is a common ingredient of polyherbal or herbomineral formulations and used for preventive or therapeutic polypharmaceutical use. Present article emphasized on the studies, which provides the pharmacological basis of its use in cardiovascular diseases. It has been demonstrated to possess adaptogenic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti… Expand
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