Shatavari is known as a tonic that helps in rejuvenating the female reproductive system and improving vitality. It is one of the popular herbs categorized as a Rasayana or rejuvenator in Ayurveda. In addition to its role in rejuvenating the female reproductive system and balancing hormones, Shatavari is a versatile herb that helps in improving the overall health quality.
How to take?
Take one Shatavari capsule after meal, twice daily.
How is Shatavari helpful?
The botanical name of Shatavari is Asparagus racemosus. It is an Asparagus species native to the Indian subcontinent. Saponins called Shatavarin are the key active constituents of the herb. Studies have shown that Shatavarins mimic the human estrogen and are primarily responsible for the estrogenic effect of the herb. The other constituents of the herb are Asparagamine A, sterols, Racemofuran, flavonoids, essential fatty acids and isoflavones.
Traditionally the root of Asparagus racemosus is used as a galactogogue. The lactogenic effect of Shatavari is attributed to the phytoestrogens Shatavarins. Shatavari is an excellent tonic for pregnant women. Shatavari is a safe herbal product. Adverse reactions do not occur even when it is taken for a prolonged period.