Ashutosh booti (Withania coagulans
(WC)) is a herb that belongs to the Solanaceae
family that is native to the Middle East. WC contains several active chemical components which include steroidal lactones, alkaloids, flavonoids, and tannins.
: Diabetic rats fed 10mg/kg of W. coagulans
for 3 weeks demonstrated significantly attenuated hyperglycemia and reduced the levels of proinflammatory cytokines in the kidneys.
: Heat stressed chicks showed benefit from receiving WC at 5 g/kg of diet for 20 days.