Native to Northern India and Asia, Ashwagandha is a prominent herb in Ayurvedic medicine. The dried roots can be used to make tea.
It is believed to provide increased energy, suppress sugar cravings, boost the immune system, act as an aphrodisiac and relieve stress.
Great for pots, this short, evergreen shrub likes the Perth summer heat. It prefers a full sun to part shade position.
Moderate water use. Don’t overwater in winter.