Ashwaganda Root Powder is administered by Ayurvedic doctors to strengthen an exhausted nervous system that is manifesting signs such as emotional instability, agitation or feeling stressed out. An experimental study lead by doctor S.K. Bhattacharya, found that Ashwaganda Root has the ability to reverse damage due to stress. Ashwaganda is also used in India to increase sexual potency and sperm production. Ashwaganda is considered a rejuvenating or tonifying herb in Ayurveda. It is given to children with low body weight, people with debility or those who are convalescing. No drug-herb interactions are known for Ashwaganda. however, you must use caution in pregnancy. It has a spasmodic action on the uterus, leading some Western phytotherapists to restrict its use in pregnancy.