Ashwagandha also known as Withania somnifera, Winter cherry, or Indian Ginseng. Ashwagandha, one of the most valuable herbs in the Ayurvedic medical system dating back more than 3,000 years. Because of its vast area of application, ayurvedic physicians have used it extensively in curing people from their ailments.

Ashwagandha, improves the body-ability to maintain physical effort and helps the body adapt to various types of stress. Ashwagandha is a rejuvenative that helps maintain proper nourishment of the tissues, particularly muscle and bone, while supporting the proper function of the adrenals and reproductive system. The medicinal part of this herb is the root, and the shoots and seeds are used as food and to thicken milk.

Withania somnifera is cultivated in many of the drier regions of India. It is also found in Nepal, Sri Lanka, China, and Yemen. It prefers dry stony soil with sun to partial shade. To propagate it can be grown from seed in the early spring, or from greenwood cuttings in the later spring.

We offer following ashwagandha grades
Withanolides 1.5% to 10% standardized by HPLC
Alkaloids more than 2%
Withanolides 2.5% to 20% by Gravymetric
Withaferin not more than 0.1%

Applications of root extract offered by ExSyn

(1) Dietary Supplements & Sports Nutritions:

Helps to promote muscle strength, size & recovery
Helps to promote sexual function in men and women
Joint health
Cardiac support
Brain health

(2) Food & Beverages

Ashwagandha offered by us can be easily blended to a range of food products, thus providing you food enriched with the wellness properties of ashwagandha.

It can easily be added to
Dairy products
Nutritional bars
Beverages such as Tea / Green Tea / Coffee / Energy drinks
Juices and Fruit blends

SPECIFICATIONS – Withania Somnifera 5% dry extract

Physicochemical Tests
Plant part used for extractionRoot
Herbs ratio30-35 : 1
DescriptionYellowish brown colored hygroscopic powder
Water soluble extractive value% w/wNLT 60.0
pH of 1% aqueous solutionNLT 4.0
Loss on drying at 105°C% w/wNMT 6.0
Ash content% w/wNMT 10.0
Sieve Analysis pass through 80 mesh% w/wNLT 90.0
Total Withanolides content% w/wNLT 5.0
Total heavy metalsppmNMT 10.0
ArsenicppmNMT 1.0
LeadppmNMT 3.0
MercuryppmNMT 0.1
CadmiumppmNMT 1.0
Microbiological analysis
Total plate countcfu/gmNMT 10,000
Yeast & Mouldcfu/gmNMT 100
Escherichia coliAbsent
Staphylococcus aureusAbsent

Store in cool & dark place.

25 kg drum.


No matter the quantity you need, our exceptional quality and service will make ExSyn your supplier of choice! If you need any additional information or SDS, please contact us.

More Products
In Focus:1-(Difluoromethyl)-4-nitro-1H-pyrazole
Products in focus · 26/09/2023

1-(Difluoromethyl)-4-nitro-1H-pyrazole is a difluoromethyl aromatic compound with an active nitro group for reduction. It is used as an organic synthesis key starting material and intermediate in APIs.

In Focus: 1-Bromohexane
Products in focus · 21/09/2023

1-Bromohexane is an organic liquid belonging to the category of alkyl bromides or bromoalkanes. Its reactivity is due to presence of bromine in the allylic position. Apart from being a useful solvent in organic synthesis, it is used in synthesis of various intermediates.

In Focus: Valeryl chloride
Products in focus · 06/09/2023

Valeryl chloride is an organic liquid belonging to the category – acid chloride. It is a versatile reagent in organic syntheses leading to its diverse applications such as synthesis of enzyme inhibitors, production of APIs, intermediates, and agrochemicals.

In focus: 2-Chloroethylamine Hydrochloride
Products in focus · 29/08/2023

2-Chloroethylamine hydrochloride is a colourless to off-white solid. It consists of an alkylamine attached to a Chlorine atom. It is a member of the Chloroalkylamines. It is a highly corrosive material to both skin and metals thus it must be handled with extreme care.

In focus: Thiophosgene
Products in focus · 23/08/2023

Thiophosgene is an organic liquid with a heterogeneous composition. The molecule is a reactive electrophile leading to its applications in APIs, intermediates, and agrochemicals, amongst others.

In focus: N,N’-Dicyclohexylcarbodiimide
Products in focus · 16/08/2023

N.N’-Dicyclohexylcarbodiimide, acronymed as DCCD by chemists, is a versatile reagent in organic syntheses. Its reactivity is due to the presence of carbodiimide group in its structure.

In focus: Sodium bromide
Products in focus · 08/08/2023

Sodium bromide is an inorganic compound with the formula NaBr. It is a high-melting white, crystalline solid that resembles sodium chloride. It is a widely used source of the bromide ion and has many applications.

In focus: 3,5-Dibromo-4-hydroxybenzoic acid
Products in focus · 25/07/2023

3,5-Dibromo-4-hydroxybenzoic acid is an alkylated aromatic compound with active bromo groups. They enable its multiple usages such as organic synthesis reagent, biological stain, and enzyme inhibitor. The compound is also a key intermediate in production of APIs.

In focus: Bakuchiol
Products in focus · 18/07/2023

Bakuchiol is known as Vegan Retinol as it has ability to improve uneven skin tone by reducing the appearance of dark spots and pigmentation. It is best in class of anti-aging and anti-wrinkles effect.