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Accepted name: 
Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal [Solanaceae]
Taxonomic source and confidence: 
World Checklist: unpublished records ( Two stars out of three )
Information about this plant: 
Non-scientific name: Class of name: Medicinal plant reference:
'ubab Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
'ubâb Other Med. Pl. Yemen (Fleurentin et al., 1982)
a sh a ga n dha Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
achuvagandi Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
acuvakanthi Other Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
agol Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
ahan Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
ajagandha Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
aksan Other Pl. Meds for Musculoskeletal Disorders, N. Pakistan (Malik et al., 2018)
SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
aksin Other Med. Pl. in Arid Regions of N. Punjab, Pakistan (Ashfaq et al., 2019)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
amukkara Other Ayurvedic Med. Plants of Sri Lanka (2016)
amukkara in tamil Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
amukkaram kizargu Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
amukkaramkizangu Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
amukkarā (root) Other Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
amukkarā kiẕaṅku Other Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
amukkira Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
amukkram Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
amukkuram Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
amukkuran Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
angarberu Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
asagand Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
asagandh Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
asagandh nagori Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
asagandha Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
asan Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
asana Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
asgand Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Med. Pl. in Talagang, Punjab Province (Nazish Rehman et al., 2017)
Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
asgand asgand nagori Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
asgandh Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
asgandh nagori Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
asgandha Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Demand & Supply of Med. Pl. in India (Ved et al., 2008)
Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
asgandnagar Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
asganhisrol Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
asgvagandha Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
ashuvagandhi Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
ashvaganadha Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
ashvagandba Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
ashvagandha Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
ashvakandika Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
ashwaganda Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
ashwagandha Other Commercially Important African Med. Plants (Van Wyk, 2015)
Demand & Supply of Med. Pl. in India (Ved et al., 2008)
GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
Med. Pl. Trop. Africa (Schmelzer et al., 2008)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
The Plant-Book (Mabberley, 1996)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
ashwagandha root Other U.S. Pharmacopoeia USP 37 (2013)
U.S. Pharmacopoeia USP 39 (2016)
ashwaganha Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
ashwahandha Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
ashwogandha Other MAPs in Makawanpur District, Central Nepal (Bhattarai et al., 2017)
askagandha Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
askagandha as'vagandha Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
askandha Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
askandhatilli Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
asoda Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
asugandha Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
asun Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
asundha Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
asunyho Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
asuvagandi Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
asvagandha Other Demand & Supply of Med. Pl. in India (Ved et al., 2008)
Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
asvagandhi Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
aswagandha Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
aswal Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
aswgandh Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
aśvagandhā (root) Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
babu Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
bitterappeliefie Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
bofepha Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
bouzidân Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
bouzidān Other Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)
bufera somnifera Other Archivos de Flora Iberica (Morales et al., 1996)
bâibru Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
cheparusiot Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
chepepterekiat Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
cherry winter Other World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
coqueret sommnifere Other Med. Pl. Indian Ocean Ils. (Gurib-Fakim et al., 2004)
coqueret somnifère Other Med. Pl. Trop. Africa (Schmelzer et al., 2008)
dambarico Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
duffhro Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
e-gaddy Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
emotoe Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
erva moura sonífera Other Med. Pl. Trop. Africa (Schmelzer et al., 2008)
eskandeh Other Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)
foakapoaka Other Med. Pl. Indian Ocean Ils. (Gurib-Fakim et al., 2004)
fuqqueish Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
gandhrapatri Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
ghoda Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
ghodakun Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
ghodasan Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
ginseng indiano Other Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
girbah Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
gisawa Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
gizara Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
gizawa Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
gizewa Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
hayagandha Other Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
hayagandhã Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
hayagandhā Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
heilkraut Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
hidi-budawa Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
hidigaga Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
hindib Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
hirchil Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
hiremaddina- gida Other Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
hiremaddina-gadday Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
hiremaddina-gaddy Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
hiremaddina-gida Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
hirenaddina-hire-gadday Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
idi Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
idigaga Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
indian ginseng Other Commercially Important African Med. Plants (Van Wyk, 2015)
Med. Pl. Trop. Africa (Schmelzer et al., 2008)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
isgand Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
jangli thoom Other Pl. Meds for Musculoskeletal Disorders, N. Pakistan (Malik et al., 2018)
juustumari Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
kabarra Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
kakani hindi Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
kakanj hindi Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kaknaj-e-hindi Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
kaknja-e-hindi Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kanaje hindi Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
kanchuki Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
khasraqul Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
kilangee Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
kipkogai Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
kutilal Other Med. Pl. in Mountainous Chail Valley, Pakistan (Ahmad et al., 2014)
kuvia Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
labotwit Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
lakri Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
leekurun Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
lesayet Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
lopotwo Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
malagueta de galinha Other Med. Pl. Trop. Africa (Schmelzer et al., 2008)
merjan Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
mgeda Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
mhulapori Other Med. Pl. Trop. Africa (Schmelzer et al., 2008)
moferangopa Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
morgan Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
mosala-marupi Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
mpwa Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
mtemua shamba Other Med. Pl. Trop. Africa (Schmelzer et al., 2008)
mtemua shimba Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
murambae Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
nhulapori Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
ofuyaendwa Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
ol asajet Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
olasaiyet Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
oroval Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
orval Other Archivos de Flora Iberica (Morales et al., 1996)
oshilumembodi Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
otjindumbu Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
ouartinni Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
palashaparni Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
penneroogadda Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
penneru Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
pennerugadda Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
pevette Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
poc poc sauvage Other Med. Pl. Indian Ocean Ils. (Gurib-Fakim et al., 2004)
poc-poc sauvage Other Med. Pl. Trop. Africa (Schmelzer et al., 2008)
poison gooseberry Other Med. Pl. Trop. Africa (Schmelzer et al., 2008)
SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
pontadeira Other Med. Pl. Trop. Africa (Schmelzer et al., 2008)
punir Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
radix withaniae Pharmaceutical WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
samm al ferakh Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
samm al-far Other Med. Plants in Jordan (Oran, 1998)
samoah Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
samwah Other Med. Plants in Jordan (Oran, 1998)
schlafbeere Other Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
sebbere-gola Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
senn-el-far Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
serran Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
sim-alfirakh Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
simm el ferakh Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
sum-ul-far Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
sum-ul-firakh Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
tatdra Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
tchintueumbuo Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
techil Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
ti-poc-poc Other Med. Pl. Trop. Africa (Schmelzer et al., 2008)
ubab Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
ubub Other Med. Plants in Jordan (Oran, 1998)
ubuvimba Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
ubuvuma Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
umuhire Other Med. Pl. Rwanda (Boily et al., 1986)
umuire Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
umuvimba Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
uva caneça Other Med. Pl. Trop. Africa (Schmelzer et al., 2008)
u’beb Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
vajigandha Other Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
varahapatri Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
vimhepe Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
virenaddlinagadda Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
vājigandhā Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
winter cherry Other Ayurvedic Med. Plants of Sri Lanka (2016)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
Med. Pl. Trop. Africa (Schmelzer et al., 2008)
Med. Pl. Trop. W. Africa II (Oliver-Bever, 1983)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
winter chirry Other Wild Med. Pl. Jordan (Al-Qura'n, 2009)
winter-cherry Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
witania Other Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
withania Other Dizionario Delle Erbe Med. (Suozzi, 1995)
GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Les Plantes Méd. de la Pharmacopée: Liste A (2000)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
withania somnifera root Other British Pharmacopoeia 2015, Vol. 4 (2014)
withania somnifera root for use in thmp Other British Pharmacopoeia 2009, Vol. 4 (2008)
British Pharmacopoeia 2012, Vol. 4 (2011)
xharkhardii Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
xoxoriko Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
za'o|'o Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
||auemas Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
||auhaib Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
اسکنده Other Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)
بوزیدان Other Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)
سم الفار Other Med. Plants in Jordan (Oran, 1998)
سموه Other Med. Plants in Jordan (Oran, 1998)
عبوب Other Med. Plants in Jordan (Oran, 1998)