Unani Name


Common Name

Winter Cherry, Indian ginseng, Poison gooseberry   

Temperament of the Drug

(Hot 3° and Dry 3°)

Scientific Name/ Botanical Name

Withania somnifera (Linn.) Dun.

Parts used

Root, Leafs and Berry

Actions/ Therapeutic Uses

Anti-inflammatory, Restorative, General tonic and Aphrodisiac. Useful for the treatment of arthritis, anxiety, insomnia, tumours, tuberculosis, asthma, leukoderma, bronchitis, backache, fibromyalgia, menstrual problems, hiccups, and chronic liver diseases, stress and nervous disorders.

Important Formulations

Halwa-e- Gheekawar, Ma'joon Muqawwi-e- Rahem, Ma'joon Pamba Dana, Ma'joon Samagh, Ma'joon Zanjbil, Habb-e- Asgand, Safoof-e- Asgand


3-5 gms.


  • PUBLISHED DATE : Dec 08, 2015
  • PUBLISHED BY : Zahid
  • CREATED / VALIDATED BY : Dr. Mahtab Alam Khan
  • LAST UPDATED ON : Feb 02, 2016


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