Shatavari is a species of asparagus which has been used in Indian Ayurvedic medicines. Its extract is usually used for the detoxification of bladder and urinary tract. It has antibacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties as well. According to Ayurveda practitioners, Shatavari has cooling properties which has many health benefits for the female reproductive system and even promotes fertility. Antioxidants such as Vitamin E, Vitamin C and polyphenols help in rectifying cell damage.
Reduces symptoms of menopause
As Shatavari has been used for female reproductive health, a combination of few herbs with shatavari can reduce the symptoms of menopause like hot flashes and night sweats.
Reduces anxiety and stress
Many research suggest that Shatavari helps in reducing anxiety and stress as it increases a type of protein, H PS70, which helps in overcoming stress by tempering the effects of cortisol and other stress hormones.
Helps with breast feeding
Shatavari helps in the production of galactagogue, which helps in the improvement of breast milk production.
Shatavari has antioxidants which protects the body from free radicals that damage the cells and oxidative stress that can develop many diseases like cancer.
Improves female reproductive health
Shatavari has been used for treating female reproductive health for ages. It is suggested that shatavari can improve problems like imbalance hormones and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).