Common & Uncommon Names
- Family: Liliaceae
- Botanical Name: Asparagus Racemosus
- English Name: Indian Asparagus
- Hindi Name: Shatavari
Other Uncommon Names:
Shatawari, Satamuli, Asparagus, Wild Asparagus, Asparagus root. Mahashatavari, Satavar, Satmuli, Kilavari, Satavali, Shatmuli, Satavari, Satawar, Shimai-shadavari, Ammaikodi, Kilwari, Challagadda, Pilligadalu, Majjige-gadde, Aheru balli, Saatawari, Ekalakanto, Shatawarmul, Shatavari, Satamuli.
- Rasa (Taste): Sweet, Bitter
- Virya (Potency): Cold
- Vipaka (Post Digestive Effect): Sweet
Best Use With:
- For menopausal women it is good when taken with saffron milk. Give a combination of Shatavari Powder Ashwagandha Powder, Brahmi Powder in a dosage of one teaspoon twice a day with one glass of milk.
- In premenstrual, take Shatavari Powder in a dosage of 2 tsp twice a day with hot milk (one cup).
- Paste of Shatavari Powder may provide a soothing effect on burning sensation due to its cooling effect.
- Use Shatavari Powder in a dosage of 10 gm twice a day with milk (one cup) in general weakness.
- It is used both externally and internally
Steroidal saponins, glycosides, alkaloids, polysaccharides, mucilage, racemosol and isoflavones
Directions for Use:
Serving Size: Take 5 gms (half to one teaspoon) 2 times a day Shatavari Powder with fresh water or milk 1-2 hrs after meals. Take the first dose after breakfast. If you are mixing with other herbs, use Shatavari proportionately or consult your healthcare provider.
Ayurvedic Lifestyle (Healthy Tips)
- Natural nutritional diet
- Restful sleep
- Ashwagandha powder
Foods to Favor
- Fresh vegetables [Broccoli, beans, spinach, black grams]
- Fruits [figs, dates, peaches, plums]
- Salmon fish
- Brown rice
- Soup egg
Foods to Avoid
- Fried and fatty food
- Packed food
- Canned food
- Junk food
- Spicy or acidic food
- Cold drinks
- White bread
- Drink enough water.
- Eat fresh fruits and vegetables.
- Maintain hygienic conditions.
- Take Triphala powder to maintain morning regularity.
- Avoid meat, coffee, tea, alcohol and smoking.
- Avoid heavy work, stress, and anger.
- Do not take excessive salty or acidic food.
- Pregnant/Lactating women, children or any with Known pre-existing condition should take under the advice of a healthcare provider. Keep away from the reach of children.
- Dravyaguna Vigana
- Ayurvedic Pharmacopia of India
- Bhavaprakash Nighantu
- A Brief review of medicinal properties of Asparagus racemosus (Shatawari) Int. J. Pure App. Biosci. 1 (2): 48-52 (2013)
- Goel RK. Prabha T. Kumar MM. Dorababu M. Prakash. Singh G. Asparagus racemosus Willd. root, a herbal medicine. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology. 44(7): 570-3
- Natural Standard Herb and Supplement Guide: An Evidence-based Reference. Catherine Ulbright. ISBN: 978-0-323-07295-3. Pg. 73 (2010)
Reference Classical or Govt. Approved Books
This herb has been approved by department of Ayush/ Government of India after the proper screening of scientific evidences as well as classical reference by the GOVT REGULATORY BOARD COMMITTEE
GMP and USDA Certified Organic Manufacturing Facility: Laboratory tested for quality purity and heavy metal standards
**These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any Disease.