Monday, May 22, 2017

Ayurvedic Medicinal Herb - Shatavari Powder

Shatavari, or Asparagus racemosus, has been used for centuries in Ayurveda to support the reproductive system, particularly for females, and as a support for the digestive system, especially in cases of excess pitta. Translated as “having one hundred roots” and also referred to as meaning “having one hundred husbands. Shatavari’s name gives reference to its traditional use as a rejuvenative tonic for the female reproductive system. Shatavari is used in Ayurveda to balance pitta and vata, but can increase kapha due to its heavy nature.  Its bitter and sweet taste has a cooling effect on the system, and its unctuous (oily), building nature makes it a great support for anyone looking for a nourishing, grounding effect. Shatavari is the primary uterine tonic in Ayurveda. But the benefits extend to the male reproductive system, too. Its unctuous properties increase all the reproductive fluids, supporting a healthy sperm count and regularity in men. 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 inflammatory response in the intestines. Shatavari is also especially useful in nourishing and calming the nerves, nourishing the brain and helping to support the brain and the body in regaining balance from vata disorders like spasms, pain, and insomnia.
Shatavari contains natural phyto-oestrogen hormone precursors that help women to maintain a healthy reproductive system and optimum energy. As a sweet, cooling, nourishing and soothing herb it is considered by Ayurvedic practitioners to be the perfect energetic balance to clear some of the uncomfortable menopausal hot flushes, night sweats, memory loss, anxiety and dryness in the body. The healing qualities of Shatavari are useful to a wide array of ailments. It is well known for it effects on the female reproductive system. It is also effective in a number of other systems of the body and is therefore of use to both men and women.
Benefits :
  • Shatavari is a well known rejuvenating Ayurvedic herb for women. Shatavari has been safely used in Ayurveda for fertility and vitality & may simultaneously improve lactation during pre & post delivery. It helps nourish and cleanse both the blood and the female reproductive organs.
  • Shatavari is also considered to be a source of plant driven estrogen, making Shatavari a healthy choice for nursing, menopausal & postmenopausal women.
  • May support reproductive health by toning and nourishing the female reproductive organs.
  • May help maintain healthy hormonal balance.
  • May support normal function of the immune and digestive system.
  • Shatavari Powder is the main rejuvenative herb for women. It helps to maintain healthy female organs thus help in maintaining healthy female fertility. It helps to tones and nourishes the female health.
  • Shatavari helps to maintain healthy cycle. Shatavari supports for lactating mothers.
  • Shatavari is a support for menopausal health. Shatavari Powder also promotes maternal health.
  • Shatavari supports the function of the immune and digestive system.
  • It is mild aphrodisiac in nature.
  • It is also helpful in male potency and helps to maintain healthy organs
Direction for use
      Powder : Take 3 gms powder, 1 to 2 times a day or as advised by the physician. Shatavari can be found in the market in the form of granules. This powder form can be mixed with milk and you can take it around two times a day for the best results.

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