Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Conceptual Paper Volume 4 Issue 6

Pharmaceutical Importance of Withania somnifera in Aquaculture

Ajay Valiyaveettil Salimkumar1* and Adarsh K2

1Department of Marine Environment and Resources, University of Bordeaux, France
2Bachelor of Fisheries Science, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies, Panangad, Kochi, Kerala, India

*Corresponding Author: Ajay Valiyaveettil Salimkumar, Department of Marine Environment and Resources, University of Bordeaux, France.

Received: May 12, 2022; Published: May 19, 2022


The use of antibiotics and chemotherapeutics for prophylaxis and treatment in intensive aquaculture has been widely criticized for its negative impact. Enhancement of the immune system seems to be the most promising method of preventing fish diseases. W. somnifera root is used as a Rasayana in the Indian ayurvedic tradition as a dietary supplement promoting rejuvenation, mental and physical health, as well as providing a defence against aging and challenging environmental factors.


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Citation: Ajay Valiyaveettil Salimkumar and Adarsh K. “Pharmaceutical Importance of Withania somnifera in Aquaculture". Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 4.6 (2022): 48-49.


Copyright: © 2022 Ajay Valiyaveettil Salimkumar and Adarsh K. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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