Shatavari - the “queen of herbs” is just the herb for you.
Many women argue that they have a tougher time than men when it comes to the reproductive system. This is especially true during menstruation, menopause, and other times when the body needs extra support. Shatavari is a herb that can provide support to women transiting at various phases of like. Making it an optimal female tonic.
Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus) is a woody climber found throughout the tropical and sub-tropical parts of India and Bangladesh. The word asparagus comes from the Greek word for stalk or shoot, which refers to the appearance of the plant which has a short root with numerous finger-like succulent tubers coming off it. There are over 300 species of asparagus, and Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus) is one of them.
The word 'Shatavari' literally means "to possess a hundred husbands" and refers to its reputation as an aphrodisiac and its ability to nourish the female reproductive system.
History of Shatavri
Shatavari has traditionally been used during the female reproductive years to assist women’s hormonal balance. The word ‘Shatavari’ literally means “to possess a hundred husbands” and refers to its reputation as an aphrodisiac and its ability to nourish the female reproductive system. Nursing mothers have traditionally taken Shatavari for its galactogogue action, to assist with the healthy production of breast milk. For women at the other end of the reproductive spectrum, Shatavari has been used as a tonic during menopause and to help relieve menopausal symptoms.
Known as the “Queen of Herbs”, Shatavari can be used by women to support women’s sexual and reproductive health throughout the various phases of life.
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Benefits of Shatavari
Shatavari is a herb that can be helpful to women in different stages of their lives. If you are in your twenties and have problems with your period, if you are in your thirties and are trying to get pregnant, or if you are going through menopause, Shatavari may be able to help.
Shatavari is used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine to assist with:
- Improving the regularity of periods
- Relieving menstrual pain
- Hormone balance
- Enhancing sexual vitality- perfect for those who may need an aphrodisiac
- Promoting fertility
- Supporting breast milk production
- Decreasing symptoms of menopause such as hot flushes, vaginal dryness, and moodiness
Whatever phase you may be in your life, treat yourself like a queen with Shatavari.