Plant Phytochemistry

Phytonutrient Profile of Ashwagandha
(Withania Somnifera)
34 Natural Phytonutrients
170 Synergistic Activities with No Side Effects!

Ashwagandha



Ashwagandha contains 34 Phytonutrients
* identified thus far by research scientists
PhytonutrientActivities
4-Beta-HydroxywithanolideAntimelanomic, Antisarcomic, Antitumor (Breast), Antitumor (Colon), Antitumor (Lung)
4-O-Caffeoylquinic-AcidAntioxidant, Antisarcomic, Antitumor (Breast), Antitumor (Colon), Antitumor (Lung)
Beta-SitosterolAndrogenic, Antiadenomic, Anticancer (Cervix), Antiedemic, Antifeedant, Antigonadotrophic, Antihyperlipoproteinaemic, Antiinflammatory, Antimutagenic, Antiophidic, Antioxidant, Antiprostatitic, Antitumor (Cervix), Artemicide, Candidicide, Estrogenic, Hepatoprotective, Spermicide, Ulcerogenic
CampesterolAntioxidant
Chlorogenic-AcidAldose-Reductase-Inhibitor, AntiHIV, Antiatherosclerotic, Anticancer (Liver), Anticarcinogenic, Antifeedant, Antihepatotoxic, Antihistaminic, Antiinflammatory, Antimutagenic, Antioxidant, Antiperoxidant, Antipolio, Antiseptic, Antisunburn, Antitumor, Antitumor (Liver), Antitumor (Skin), CNS-Stimulant, Chemopreventive, Cholagogue, Choleretic, Clastogenic, Collagen-Sparing, Hepatoprotective, Immunostimulant, Insectifuge, Juvabional, Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor, Metal-Chelator, Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor, Oviposition-Stimulant, Sunscreen, Sweetener, Vulnerary
CholineAntialzheimeran, Antichoreic, Anticystinuric, Antidementia, Antidyskinetic, Antimanic, Cardiodepressant, Cerebrotonic, Hepatoprotective, Hypotensive, Memorigenic
CysteineAntiAddisonian, Antibiotic, Antioxidant, Antitumor
CystineAdjuvant, Antihomocystinuric
DaucosterolAldose-Reductase-Inhibitor, Antitumor
DulcitolAntitumor, Sweetener
HydroxyprolineVulnerary
IsopelletierineAmblyopic, Emetic, Laxative
Linoleic-AcidAntiacne, Antianaphylactic, Antiarteriosclerotic, Antihistaminic, Antiinflammatory, Antiprostatitic, Comedolytic, Hepatoprotective, Insectifuge, Nematicide
N-HentriacontaneAntiinflammatory, Cosmetic
Quercetin11B-HSD-Inhibitor, 5-Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor, A, Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor, AntiGTF, AntiHIV, AntiPMS, Antiaging, Antiallergic, Antialzheimeran, Antianaphylactic, Antiatherosclerotic, Anticarcinomic (Breast), Anticolitic, Anticomplementary, Antifibrosarcomic, Antigastric, Antihepatotoxic, Antihistaminic, Antihydrophobic, Antihypertensive, Antiinflammatory, Antileishmanic, Antimelanomic, Antimutagenic, Antimyocarditic, Antioxidant, Antipancreatitic, Antiperistaltic, Antiperoxidant, Antipharyngitic, Antipolio, Antiproliferant, Antiprostanoid, Antiprostatitic, Antithiamin, Antitrypanosomic, Antitumor, Copper-Chelator, Cytotoxic, Diaphoretic, Differentiator, Estrogenic, Glucosyl-Transferase-Inhibitor, Hemostat, Hepatomagenic, Hepatoprotective, Insulinogenic, Juvabional, Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor, MAO-A-Inhibitor, Metalloproteinase-Inhibitor, Mutagenic, NADH-Oxidase-Inhibitor, NO-Inhibitor, NO-Synthase-Inhibitor, Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor, P450-Inhibitor, PTK-Inhibitor, Prostaglandin-Synthesis-Inhibitor, Teratologic, Tumorigenic, Tyrosine-Kinase-Inhibitor, iNOS-Inhibitor
Quinic-AcidCholeretic
RutinAldose-Reductase-Inhibitor, AntiCVI, Antiallergic, Antiapoplectic, Antiatherogenic, Antiatherosclerotic, Anticonvulsant, Antidementia, Antiedemic, Antifeedant, Antihematuric, Antihemorrhoidal, Antihepatotoxic, Antihistaminic, Antihypertensive, Antiinflammatory, Antimelanomic, Antimutagenic, Antioxidant, Antiperoxidant, Antiplatelet, Antiproliferant, Antisunburn, Antitrypanosomic, Antitumor, Apoptotic, Chemopreventive, Cytoprotective, Hemostat, Hepatomagenic, Hepatoprotective, Hypotensive, Insecticide, Insectiphile, Juvabional, Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor, Mutagenic, Myorelaxant, Oviposition-Stimulant, Protisticide, Sunscreen
ScopoletinAldose-Reductase-Inhibitor, Antiadrenergic, Anticholinergic, Antiedemic, Antifeedant, Antihepatotoxic, Antiinflammatory, Antileukotrienogenic, Antimutagenic, Antioxidant, Antiseptic, Antitumor, Bronchorelaxant, CNS-Depressant, CNS-Stimulant, Cholagogue, Choleretic, Cytotoxic, Hepatoprotective, Hypotensive, MAO-Inhibitor, Myorelaxant, Phytohormonal
Sitoindoside-Ix"Smart-Drug", Antistress, Antitumor (Lung), Immunostimulant, Phagocytotic
Sitoindoside-X"Smart-Drug", Antistress, Antitumor (Lung), Immunostimulant, Phagocytotic
SitoindosidesAntistress, Antitumor (Lung), Immunostimulant, Immunosuppressant, Memorigenic
SomniferineSedative
StarchAbsorbent, Antidote (Iodine), Emollient
Stearic-AcidCosmetic
StigmasterolAntihepatotoxic, Antiinflammatory, Antiophidic, Antioxidant, Artemicide, Estrogenic, Sedative
SucroseAggregant, Antioxidant, Demulcent, Preservative, Sweetener, Triglycerigenic, Uricogenic, Vulnerary
Tropine
VisamineSedative
WithacnistinAntitumor, Antitumor (Lung), Immunostimulant, Immunosuppressant, Memorigenic
WithaferinAntibacterial, Antitumor, Antiviral, Fungicide, Gram(+)icide, Gram(-)icide
Withaferin-AAntiadenocarcinomic, Antiedemic, Antiinflammatory, Antimitotic, Antiseptic, Antitumor, Cytotoxic
Withanolide-DAntiinflammatory, Antiseptic, Antitumor
Withanolide-EAntifeedant, Antitumor
WithasomnineCNS-Depressant, Fungicide, Gram(+)icide, Gram(-)icide, Narcotic, Sedative



Ashwagandha exerts 170 Activities on the Body
ActivityPhytonutrients
"smart-Drug"Sitoindoside-Ix, Sitoindoside-X
11b-Hsd-InhibitorQuercetin
5-Lipoxygenase-InhibitorQuercetin
AbsorbentStarch
AdjuvantCystine
AggregantSucrose
Aldose-Reductase-InhibitorChlorogenic-Acid, Daucosterol, Quercetin, Rutin, Scopoletin
AmblyopicIsopelletierine
AndrogenicBeta-Sitosterol
AntiacneLinoleic-Acid
AntiaddisonianCysteine
AntiadenocarcinomicWithaferin-A
AntiadenomicBeta-Sitosterol
AntiadrenergicScopoletin
AntiagingQuercetin
AntiallergicQuercetin, Rutin
AntialzheimeranCholine, Quercetin
AntianaphylacticLinoleic-Acid, Quercetin
AntiapoplecticRutin
AntiarterioscleroticLinoleic-Acid
AntiatherogenicRutin
AntiatheroscleroticChlorogenic-Acid, Quercetin, Rutin
AntibacterialWithaferin
AntibioticCysteine
Anticancer (cervix)Beta-Sitosterol
Anticancer (liver)Chlorogenic-Acid
AnticarcinogenicChlorogenic-Acid
Anticarcinomic (breast)Quercetin
AnticholinergicScopoletin
AntichoreicCholine
AnticoliticQuercetin
AnticomplementaryQuercetin
AnticonvulsantRutin
Anticrohn'SQuercetin
AnticviRutin
AnticystinuricCholine
AntidementiaCholine, Rutin
AntidepressantQuercetin
Antidote (iodine)Starch
AntidyskineticCholine
AntiedemicBeta-Sitosterol, Rutin, Scopoletin, Withaferin-A
AntielastaseQuercetin
AntiescherichicQuercetin
AntifeedantBeta-Sitosterol, Chlorogenic-Acid, Quercetin, Rutin, Scopoletin, Withanolide-E
AntifibrosarcomicQuercetin
AntigastricQuercetin
AntigonadotrophicBeta-Sitosterol
AntigtfQuercetin
AntihematuricRutin
AntihemorrhoidalRutin
AntihepatotoxicChlorogenic-Acid, Quercetin, Rutin, Scopoletin, Stigmasterol
AntihistaminicChlorogenic-Acid, Linoleic-Acid, Quercetin, Rutin
AntihivChlorogenic-Acid, Quercetin
AntihomocystinuricCystine
AntihydrophobicQuercetin
AntihyperlipoproteinaemicBeta-Sitosterol
AntihypertensiveQuercetin, Rutin
AntiinflammatoryBeta-Sitosterol, Chlorogenic-Acid, Linoleic-Acid, N-Hentriacontane, Quercetin, Rutin, Scopoletin, Stigmasterol, Withaferin-A, Withanolide-D
AntileishmanicQuercetin
AntileukotrienogenicScopoletin
AntimanicCholine
Antimelanomic4-Beta-Hydroxywithanolide, Quercetin, Rutin
AntimitoticWithaferin-A
AntimutagenicBeta-Sitosterol, Chlorogenic-Acid, Quercetin, Rutin, Scopoletin
AntimyocarditicQuercetin
AntiophidicBeta-Sitosterol, Stigmasterol
Antioxidant4-O-Caffeoylquinic-Acid, Beta-Sitosterol, Campesterol, Chlorogenic-Acid, Cysteine, Quercetin, Rutin, Scopoletin, Stigmasterol, Sucrose
AntipancreatiticQuercetin
AntiperistalticQuercetin
AntiperoxidantChlorogenic-Acid, Quercetin, Rutin
AntipharyngiticQuercetin
AntiplateletRutin
AntipmsQuercetin
AntipolioChlorogenic-Acid, Quercetin
AntiproliferantQuercetin, Rutin
AntiprostanoidQuercetin
AntiprostatiticBeta-Sitosterol, Linoleic-Acid, Quercetin
Antisarcomic4-Beta-Hydroxywithanolide, 4-O-Caffeoylquinic-Acid
AntisepticChlorogenic-Acid, Scopoletin, Withaferin-A, Withanolide-D
AntistressSitoindoside-Ix, Sitoindoside-X, Sitoindosides
AntisunburnChlorogenic-Acid, Rutin
AntithiaminQuercetin
AntitrypanosomicQuercetin, Rutin
AntitumorChlorogenic-Acid, Cysteine, Daucosterol, Dulcitol, Quercetin, Rutin, Scopoletin, Withacnistin, Withaferin, Withaferin-A, Withanolide-D, Withanolide-E
Antitumor (breast)4-Beta-Hydroxywithanolide, 4-O-Caffeoylquinic-Acid
Antitumor (cervix)Beta-Sitosterol
Antitumor (colon)4-Beta-Hydroxywithanolide, 4-O-Caffeoylquinic-Acid
Antitumor (liver)Chlorogenic-Acid
Antitumor (lung)4-Beta-Hydroxywithanolide, 4-O-Caffeoylquinic-Acid, Sitoindoside-Ix, Sitoindoside-X, Sitoindosides, Withacnistin
Antitumor (skin)Chlorogenic-Acid, Quercetin
AntiviralWithaferin
ApoptoticQuercetin, Rutin
ArtemicideBeta-Sitosterol, Stigmasterol
Atpase-InhibitorQuercetin
BacteristatQuercetin
BronchorelaxantScopoletin
Calmodulin-AntagonistQuercetin
CandidicideBeta-Sitosterol, Quercetin
CardiodepressantCholine
CerebrotonicCholine
ChemopreventiveChlorogenic-Acid, Rutin
CholagogueChlorogenic-Acid, Scopoletin
CholereticChlorogenic-Acid, Quinic-Acid, Scopoletin
ClastogenicChlorogenic-Acid
Cns-DepressantScopoletin, Withasomnine
Cns-StimulantChlorogenic-Acid, Scopoletin
Collagen-SparingChlorogenic-Acid
ComedolyticLinoleic-Acid
Copper-ChelatorQuercetin
CosmeticN-Hentriacontane, Stearic-Acid
CytoprotectiveRutin
CytotoxicQuercetin, Scopoletin, Withaferin-A
DemulcentSucrose
DiaphoreticQuercetin
DifferentiatorQuercetin
EmeticIsopelletierine
EmollientStarch
EstrogenicBeta-Sitosterol, Quercetin, Stigmasterol
FungicideWithaferin, Withasomnine
Glucosyl-Transferase-InhibitorQuercetin
Gram(+)icideWithaferin, Withasomnine
Gram(-)icideWithaferin, Withasomnine
HemostatQuercetin, Rutin
HepatomagenicQuercetin, Rutin
HepatoprotectiveBeta-Sitosterol, Chlorogenic-Acid, Choline, Linoleic-Acid, Quercetin, Rutin, Scopoletin
HypotensiveCholine, Rutin, Scopoletin
ImmunostimulantChlorogenic-Acid, Sitoindoside-Ix, Sitoindoside-X, Sitoindosides, Withacnistin
ImmunosuppressantSitoindosides, Withacnistin
Inos-InhibitorQuercetin
InsecticideRutin
InsectifugeChlorogenic-Acid, Linoleic-Acid
InsectiphileRutin
InsulinogenicQuercetin
JuvabionalChlorogenic-Acid, Quercetin, Rutin
LaxativeIsopelletierine
Lipoxygenase-InhibitorChlorogenic-Acid, Quercetin, Rutin
Mao-A-InhibitorQuercetin
Mao-InhibitorScopoletin
MemorigenicCholine, Sitoindosides, Withacnistin
Metal-ChelatorChlorogenic-Acid
Metalloproteinase-InhibitorQuercetin
MutagenicQuercetin, Rutin
MyorelaxantRutin, Scopoletin
Nadh-Oxidase-InhibitorQuercetin
NarcoticWithasomnine
NematicideLinoleic-Acid
No-InhibitorQuercetin
No-Synthase-InhibitorQuercetin
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-InhibitorChlorogenic-Acid, Quercetin
Oviposition-StimulantChlorogenic-Acid, Rutin
P450-InhibitorQuercetin
PhagocytoticSitoindoside-Ix, Sitoindoside-X
PhytohormonalScopoletin
PreservativeSucrose
Prostaglandin-Synthesis-InhibitorQuercetin
ProtisticideRutin
Ptk-InhibitorQuercetin
SedativeSomniferine, Stigmasterol, Visamine, Withasomnine
SpermicideBeta-Sitosterol
SunscreenChlorogenic-Acid, Rutin
SweetenerChlorogenic-Acid, Dulcitol, Sucrose
TeratologicQuercetin
TriglycerigenicSucrose
TumorigenicQuercetin
Tyrosine-Kinase-InhibitorQuercetin
UlcerogenicBeta-Sitosterol
UricogenicSucrose
VulneraryChlorogenic-Acid, Hydroxyproline, Sucrose


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