A climber with a very self explanatory name, shatavari literally translates to a hundred roots or a hundred husbands. In both the cases the implications are quite true. This climber literally has hundreds of roots and is one of the most beneficial plants for female reproductive system. Thus the implications of the names.
This plant belongs to the Asparagus family and is widely used since the ancient times to cleanse the blood and the female reproductive system. Satavari plant’s roots are the ones which are useful.
For women Shatavari works as a
■ A rejuvenating herb for the female reproductive system
■ An effcetive treatment of infertility in women
■ A solution to threatened a miscarriage
■ A solution to the problems of menopause
■ Regulates the hormonal imbalances by regulating the hormonal secretions
■ Satavari helps to prevent mestural pains and regulates menstruation blood flow
■ Satavari is a libido increasing agent. Women who suffer from low estrogen levels are recommended satavari to enhance sexual desires
■ It is a very good for any lactating mother as satavari is an effective galactagogues. It acts on all the tissues of the body of and produces an anabolic action which helps in producing milk
■ It cleanses and enhances the ovulation and menstruation irregularities in a woman
■ It has very strong anti inflammatory properties which helps in relieving the inflammed reproductive organs during menstruation
■ Helps in relieving female atrophy
In India satavari is recommended by the Gynecologist during pregnancy as it helps in
■ Relieving morning sickness
■ Relieving from fatigue
■ Preventing preterm births
Satavari also helps
■ In aiding digestion and bringing down inflammation caused in the intestines due to Irritable Bowel Syndrom like Crohns disease.
■ In getting male fertility on track as it helps in boosting the male sperm count and rectifying loss of libido.
■ It works as a stress buster. Satavari helps in controlling fever and pain.
■ Is an excellent immunity booster. In fact Ayurveda practitioners recommend drinking of powdered satavari everyday with milk by the whole family.
■ Helps in fighting bacteties like E.colli and Salmonella which cause vomitting and diarrhea.
- Satavari is not to be used by people suffering from edema due to kidney failure or heart diseases
- Might cause pulmonary allergy or skin allergy in some
- Leads to weight gain
Shatavari is a gifted herb of nature which is not yet used to its full potential. It grows abundantly in India, Australia and Africa. It is nature’s gift to women and a fertility booster.