shatavari (sh·täˑ·v·rē),

n Latin name:
Asparagus racemosus; parts used: roots, leaves; uses: in Ayurveda, promotes kapha dosha, pacifies pitta and vata doshas (sweet, bitter, heavy, oily), lactation, infertility, impotence, menopause, chronic fevers, cough; precautions: none known. Also called
abhiru, satavari, sparrow-grass, or
wild asparagus.
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Sami Labs requires around 20,000 tons of turmeric alone, in addition to many other raw materials in relatively short supply such as gac, black ginger, bitter gourd, tulsi and shatavari.
Saponins are thought to be the major active constituents of shatavari, with methanolic extract of AR (MAR) being shown to possess the highest amount of saponins.
FemCo, a MediHerb product, combines white peony, shatavari, and schisandra in an herbal supplement that helps women adapt to daily challenges, maintains vitality, and promotes healthy function of the liver and reproductive system.
1999) reported that a shatavari based herbal formulation did not possess oxytocin like activity which might be useful in uterine hypermotility associated early abortion
Shatavari, a species of asparagus native to India and the Himalayas, and red clover are also naturally high in isoflavones, and fennel can help to reduce some of the symptom patterns associated with declining oestrogen levels.
In some traditional Indian medicines a type of asparagus called shatavari - "plant of the 100 roots" - is also known as "lady with the 100 husbands" because of its supposed erogenous properties.
Paul, 40, says: "The dark chocolate Yin contains female-friendly herbs, including ashwagandha, musta-nut grass and shatavari, traditionally used to help women energise and relax.
Indian herbs such as shatavari and ashwaganda that relax the central nervous system and enhance brain function promote a meditative state ideal for connecting with spirit.
Contains Indian herbs shatavari, ashwanganda and gotu kola, used in ayurvedic practise for their calming and cooling properties.
Himalaya USA today announced it is introducing Turmeric, Holy Basil, Mucuna and Shatavari to its Pure Herbs line.
With reference to the study investigating shatavari and anxiety-like behaviours, which of the following statements is true:
TABLE 1: Select Ayurvedic Herbs with Nutraceutical Potential & Primary Uses in Traditional Medicine Plant Name Common Name Traditional Uses Asparagus Shatavari Ayurvedic rejuvenative; racemosus Willd Supports women having hysterectomies; Helps to maintain clean urinary tract, strengthens immune system and purifies blood Bacopa monnieri L Brahmi Memory enhancer; Mental and physical fatigue; Insomnia; Anxiety; Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); Tonic to fight stress Boswellia serrata Indian Respiratory ailments; Roxb Frankincense Digestive disorders; Joint pain and inflammation; Asthma; Arthritis; Inflammatory bowel diseases Commiphora mukui Guggul Immuno-modulating properties Engl.