Shatavari - Asparagus racemosus
Shatavari is one of the prime rejuvenating herbal medicines in Ayurveda.
The name translates to "she who possesses 100 husbands", referring to the herbs rejuvanitive effect upon the female reproductive organs. It is also effective in a number of other systems of the body and is therefore of use to both men and women.
Proven qualities: Protects stomach lining Heals duodenal ulcers Enhances immunity Blocks carcinogens Detoxifying aphrodisiac
Reduces uterine spasm Opens airways ease alcohol withdrawal diarrhea and constipation infertility Stabilizes blood sugar It is commonly recommended for women who are having menstrual problems,
particularly when irritability and mood swings are prominent.
Its cooling influence may also benefit women as they have hot flashes going through menopause.
Shatavari is beneficial in cooling off an irritated digestive system as expressed by heartburn, diarrhea or irritable bowel syndrome. It can also be helpful to soothe irritation in the urinary tract.
Men may benefit from the herb as well in the treatment of impotence.