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In February of 2017, a work trip had me touring Rajasthan, Maharashtra, and Madhya Pradesh, India in search of this and other plants. Near the village of Manasa in Madhya Pradesh there’s a family that has been trading in Ashwagandha for generations. The warehouses were vast. At one point I was standing on burlap bags of Ashwagandha stacked fifty-high while collecting samples from the top of the pile.