Organic Shatavari Root Powder
Botanical Name: Asparagus racemosus
1 lb Bag
Shatavari, or Asparagus racemosus, is a species of asparagus that grows in rocky soils in India and the Himalayas. Shatavari root is a popular herb in traditional medicine systems and has a broad range of purported benefits.t is considered both a general tonic and a female reproductive tonic.
Shatavari is highly regarded as an herb for women's health and it is the most important herb in Ayurvedic medicine for problems connected to women's fertility. The name Shatavari is from an Indian word meaning "a woman who has a hundred husbands".
- It is used as a
- menstrual regulator,
- to help prevent miscarriage,
- for menopausal symptoms with hot flushes,
- irritability, irregular memory
- for lactation,
- loss of libido, infertility,
- as an aphrodisiac, and
- for the female reproductive organs
Shatavari is also used as a tonic for circulatory, digestive and respiratory organs, ulcers, bronchial infections, diarrhoea, rheumatism, diabetes, bleeding ulcers, gastritis, Crohn's disease, dysentery with bleeding, dry cough, sore throat, inflammation in the lungs due to dryness and heat, male fertility and impotence, building body mass and muscle tissue, nourishing the blood, the immune system, calming the nerves, and insomnia. Externally it is used to treat stiffness in the joints.
Shatavari is a cooling and nourishing herb.Shatavari tones, cleanses, nourishes, and strenghtens the female reproductive organs and so is traditionally used for PMS, ammenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, menopause and pelvic inflammatory disease like endometriosis. It also supports deeper tissue and builds blood and so it helps to remove infertility, prepare the womb for conception, prevent miscarriage and acts as a post-partum tonic where it helps to increase lactation and normalize the uterus and the changing hormones.
Because Shatavari contains phyto-estrogens, it can promote long term female health by normalizing estrogens. In men, Shatavari works as a nutritive tonic in ways similar to ginseng. Shatavari is gentle enough for both children and seniors. As such it is traditionnaly used for nervousness, anoxeria, insomnia, hyperactive children, and people who are underweight.
The root, rhizomes and stem.
Add to elixirs, tonics, smoothies, fruit and/or vegetable juices, water, etc.