The Benefits of Shatavari
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The Benefits of Shatavari

The Benefits of Shatavari

Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus) has been used for centuries in Ayurveda to support the female reproductive system, and as a support for the digestive system, especially in cases of excess pitta.

Shatavari’s name gives reference to its traditional use as a rejuvenative tonic to help women gracefully transition through various phases of life, including menopause and beyond. However, people of all ages and genders can also benefit from shatavari.

Benefits of Shatavari

The nourishing properties of shatavari are used traditionally to support a number of systems and functions in the body:6

  • Promotes a healthy reproductive system
  • Gently soothes the digestive tract
  • Soothes and supports the respiratory tract
  • Promotes healthy energy levels and strength
  • Supports the immune system
  • Contains naturally-occurring antioxidants7

Modern Research

There is a growing number of studies on Asparagus racemosus and its many benefits. A good review of available studies can be found at the following links:

  • “Plant profile, phytochemistry and pharmacology of Asparagus racemosus (Shatavari): A review.” PubMed extract. Jun 2013.11
  • “Asparagus racemosus—ethnopharmacological evaluation and conservation needs.” PubMed extract. Mar 2007.12
  • The Effects of asparagus racemosus supplementation plus 8 weeks of resistance training on muscular strength and endurance.” PubMed extract. Jan 2020.13
  • “Asparagus racemosus—an update.” PubMed extract. Sept 2003.14

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