The roots, leaves and berries of ashwagandha (particularly its root powder) have been used for over 3000 years in traditional Ayurvedic medicine as a sedative and adaptogen, and to help manage stress, anxiety, depression, and improve brain function.
Water: Moderate to Dry
Hardiness: Frost tender, similar to tomatoes
Habit: Short, tender perennial shrub growing 14 to 30” tall
Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: Prefers dry stony soil