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Shatavari Extract

  • Asparagus racemosus
Shatavari Extract

SKU
x_sha

Overview

Extracted from: Dried root
Herb:Alcohol Ratio- 1:4

Also known as

Asparagus racemosus, Catavari, Satavari, Shaqaqule Hindi, Songga Langit.

Introduction

Shatavari is a traditional Ayurvedic antispasmodic; an aphrodisiac, demulcent, digestive, diuretic, galactogogue, and is often used for infertility and for women's health.

Constituents

Steroidal saponins & glycosides (shatavarin, sarasapogenin, diosgenin), isoflavones, mucilage, alkaloids, asparagamine, sistosterol.

Typical Preparations

As an infusion or a tincture. The fresh root is often candied or made into preserves to give it a sugary sweet flavor.

Summary

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".

Precautions

Specific: No known precautions.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.