J Ethnopharmacol 2021 Apr 24:114141. Epub 2021 Apr 24.
Department of Pharmacology, Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Kornaish El Nile, Warrak El-Hadar, Imbaba (P.O. 30), Giza, 12411, Egypt. Electronic address:
Ethnopharmacological Relevance: Ashwagandha (ASH) is one of the medicinal plants that is used in traditional Indian, Ayurvedic and Unani medicines for their broad range of pharmacological activities including tonic, aphrodisiac, energy stimulant, and counteracting chronic fatigue. Besides, it is used in the treatment of nervous exhaustion, memory related conditions, insomnia, as well as improving learning ability and memory capacity. ASH is preclinically proven to be efficient in hepatoprotection and enhancing cognitive impairment, however, its beneficial effects against hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is still unclear. Read More