Sale! Add to cart Solgar Ashwaganda Root Extract Vegicaps 60s R240.70 R216.60 Ashwagandha is an adoptogen. Adaptogens are vital to the body in cases of chronic stress. Weakened, restless and debilitated persons will find the ashwagandha root to be very useful. It also acts as a mild relaxing sedative which promotes both restful and deep sleep.