Shatavari extract asparagus racemosus (satavar, shatavari, or shatamull) is a species of Asparagus common throughout Nepal, Sri Lanka, India and the Himalayas. The name “shatawari” literally means “curer of a hundred diseases” (shatum – “hundred”; vari – “curer”). Asparagus Racemosus is an important plant in traditional medicine in tropical and subtropical India. Its medicinal usage has been reported in the Indian and British Pharmacopoeias and in traditional systems of medicine such as Ayurveda, Unani, and Siddha.
Shatavari/ Asparagus, is primarily a reproductive tonic (both male and female), a demulcent for the digestive system, and a powerful adaptogen.As a reproductive tonic, Shatavari is relied on heavily for all stages of a woman’s reproductive cycle, beginning with the menarche (start of menses), supporting the female system through menses, ovulation and fertility, uterine strength during pregnancy, childbirth and ample lactation (flow and quantity of milk), and hot flashes, irritability, irregular memory and dryness during menopause.
As per Ayurveda Shatavari is indeed a primary uterine tonic for weak & malnourished women. It supports well being & general health of Uterus in all ages, protecting it from numerous ailments. Asparagus benefits male reproductive system, too. Its unctuous properties increase all the reproductive fluids, supporting a healthy sperm count and genital organs in men.
Secondly as a digestive aid, Shatavari coats and soothes the mucus membranes with its unctuous and sweet qualities, making this herb ideal for supporting the natural balancing of acidic digestion. Shatavari also promotes a healthy Anti-inflammatory response in the intestines, helping in collitis.
As per Ayurveda Asparagus is Sweet-bitter, cold in potency & mitigates Vata, Pitta & Rakta (Blood) disorders. It increases intelligence, is good for eyes, unctuous, nutritive, improves milk duct flow in post natal women (galactogogue) & is Nutritive Rejuvenator. Finally, Shatavari helps to build ojas, the precious fluid in the body that governs vitality, virility, immunity, and sleep, hence it is also called “Queen Of Herbs”!
Common Name : Shatavari Extract
Assay : Saponins 20 % - 50 % (Gravimetry)
Applications : Women Healthcare Agents
Product Usage : Galactogogue, Tonic, Immuno-Modulator