Shatavari Root Organic - Packaged

Asparagus racemosa
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Name: Shatavari

Latin Name: Asparagus racemosus Other Names: Indian Asparagus, Chinese Asparagus, Sparrowgrass, Longevity Vine

Family: Liliaceae (Lily Family). Actions: Demulcent, galactagogue, brain tonic, aphrodisiac, refrigerant, rejuvenative, reproductive tonic.

Energetics: Moistening, cooling, sweet and bitter

Description: Considered an adaptogenic herb in Ayurveda tradition. Known as the “queen of herbs” or “she who possess 100 spouses,” Shatavari is said to help promote feelings of love, compassion and a gentle loving spirit.

Historically, Shatavari has been used to increase longevity, boost immunity, improve mental function and acts as a galactagogue (a substance that helps increase milk supply) for nursing mothers.*

Generally speaking, Shatavari moistens, cools and restores the entire system which can be beneficial in treating acid indigestion, ulcers and menopausal complaints in females. *

In Ayurveda terms, Shatavari is great for helping balance Pitta doshas (constitutions based on fire and water) who run hot, sharp and tend to be type A personalities.

Note: We offer different sizes of this item (.05oz-1lb) at our retail location. Please contact us if you would like a custom amount.

*The information contained in this description is purely for historical or entertainment value and is not designed to treat, diagnose or cure any diseases. If you have any current medical conditions, please seek the advice of a medical practitioner. The individual herbs offered here have not been tested for efficacy with regard to the contents of vitamins, minerals or other constituents.

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