SHATAVARI: A Wonder Drug For Women

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In a life time, all woman undergoes a sequence of hormonal interplay. The various hormonal changes occur as they witness  various metamorphosis from puberty to adulthood  to motherhood to menopause and old age present before her various physical and emotional challenges.The healing qualities of Shatavari are useful to a wide array of ailments. It is also effective in a number of other systems of the body and is therefore one of the best herb for women

Shatavari, or Asparagus racemosus, has been used for centuries in Ayurveda, it is proclaimed to be a wonder drug an can be the most suited herb for all women as it helps women pass through all of these phases with grace. Shatavari is capable of balancing out all hormonal imbalances and maintain harmony in a women body. For a women, Shatavari is considered to equivalent to Aswagandha, this can be the best rejuvenatory of female reproductive system. In Australia the herb is more often used to treat gastrointestinal disorders and as an external wash for wounds.

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.1 These combined qualities make it a rasayana (rejuvenative) for the reproductive system (particularly female), the digestive system (particularly when pitta is involved), and for the blood.3

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