Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus), acts as a general and reproductive tonic to woman. The comprehensive meaning of Shatavari may be referred as ‘100 spouse’, meaning ‘ability to enhance vitality and fertility. In Ayurveda, this wonderful herb has been classified as ‘Queen of Herb’. Shatavari acts as rejuvenative tonic for the female, equivalent to ‘Withania’ for the male. In Ayurveda, Shatavari means ‘she who possesses a hundred husbands’ indicates the importance of herb in treating female reproductive system.
Ayurveda signifies Asparagus racemosus, as an important herb to treat disorders affecting women’s health and classify it as:
The modern Ayurvedic practices utilizes the roots of herb as antispasmodic, appetizer, stomach tonic, aphrodisiac, galactogogue, astringent, antidiarrheal, anti-dysenteric, laxative, anticancer, anti-inflammatory, blood purifier, anti-tubercular, antiepileptic and night blindness, kidney problems and throat complaints. Shatavari shows the galactogogue effect. It regulates hormonal secretion, which induces milk production in nursing woman. Traditionally, Shatavari tubers are eaten by nursing woman to the production of breast milk. Shatavari rejoices its richness in medicinal properties that has been utilized by the people for centuries. Apart from its major role in inducing lactation, Shatavari has been used for gastric ulcers, and dyspepsia.
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Steroidal Saponins (shatvarins), Sarsapogenin. Shatavarin V, Asparinins, Asparosides, Curillins, Curillosides
Contraindication of Shatavari
Planet Ayurveda, Shatavari capsules (500 mg) are 100% pure herbal. The regular use of Shatavari capsules does not contain any side effects. It serves as female tonic, increases fertility, helps in breast enlargement, milk secretion and gastric problems.
Composition: 100% standardized extract, each capsule contains 500 mg of standardised extract: Asparagus racemosus Willd. 4:1. Vegetarian capsule shell made from plant cellulose containing active moiety.
Package: 60 capsules, 500 mg of pure herbal extract in each capsule, no additives
Dosage: 1- 2 capsules twice daily by oral route.
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