Shatavari (Asparagus Racemosa)
Shatavari (Asparagus Racemosa) is an Ayurvedic rasayana herb which is also known as the female-friendly herb. It is helpful in menstrual disorders and acts as a uterine tonic.It also beneficial for men as it improves testosterone levels Shatavari might also promote memory functions due to its antioxidant activity.According to Ayurveda, Shatavari boosts immunity due to its Rasayana (rejuvenating) property and helps in weight gain due to its Balya property.
Studies have shown this herb to have the following actions:-
Hormone Regulator: Asparagus racemosa contain steroidal saponins an estrogen regulator; which helps to restore hormonal balance and regulate menstrual cycle. It also stimulates secretion of Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Gonadal axis hormones and enhances follicular development and ovulation.
Aphrodisiac: Shatavari improves testosterone levels and works naturally to improve libido, vitality and heighten the erotic sensations experienced by men.
Energizer: Shatavari improves endurance levels by increasing the capacity of muscles to utilize fatty acids and glycogen.
Antioxidant: Antioxidants present in shatavari helps body to fight off the oxidative stress due to the harmful free radicals from the environment and thus keeps body cells healthy.