Ashwagandha, also known as Indian Ginseng is a herb that promotes muscle strength.
Ashwa, in Sanskrit means “horse” & gandha means “smell”. The herb is said to give the virility & strength of a horse.
Bala means strength. This herb too is used to promote muscle strength. Bala also helps in calming the nerves and pacifing vata.
Ashwagandha Balalaskshadi Taila is very useful in arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, lumbago & helps in recovering from paralysis with massages.
External application of this oil to the chest acts as mucolytic agent in asthma, pneumonia, pleurisy & tuberculosis.