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.

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