The active ingredients in Ashwagandha are alkaloids and withanoloids. Helps to maintain general health and wellness. Also it is known to increase the production of bone marrow, semen, and inhibit's the aging process. One area in which it has been helpful is in the treatment of mental health issues. American therapists have also found the herb useful in treating depression, alcohol dependency and schizophrenia. Also, when Ashwagandha is taking regularly, memory and learning skills increase dramatically.