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Ashwagandha is a plant in the nightshade family. It's roots are used as a herb in Ayurvedic medicine.[1][2] It is considered an adaptogen and is a source of flavonoids.[2]

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Ashwagandha extracts have been found to work against candida albicans fungus (root), E. coli (leaf and root), proteus aeruginosa (root), and proteus mirabilis (flower, leaf, stem and root) bacteria.[2]

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