Ayurveda, Natural Alternatives

Shatavari : Slayer of a hundred diseases!

Shatavari: The curer of hundred diseases
Deriving its name from Sanskrit word Shatum (hundred) and vari (curer), Shatavari has multiple benefits for the human body that has led to its high demand in the field of medicine. Asparagus racemosus (scientific name) or Shatamuli, also known as wild asparagus, is a reproductive tonic for males and females and a powerful digestive stimulant. In Ayurveda, it is popularly known for supporting female reproductive system. Here are the other benefits of the Shatavari plant you should know about:

1.Boosts immunity

Shatavari is extremely beneficial in strengthening the body’s immunity. Regular use of the same will improve the quality of living and help you recover quickly from minor infections or diseases. It protects from seasonal diseases and builds a strong defense.

Shatavari boosts immunity like no other!

Boosts immunity immediately!

2.Maintains blood sugar

With high blood sugar levels in the body, it becomes very important to treat the condition with safe and effective medicines. A natural thing helps the most in such cases. Shatavari stimulates the insulin production and controls the sugar level in blood. Shatavari roots slow down the absorption of carbohydrates in the gut and transport glucose to cells and muscles instead of blood.

A natural counterbalance to rising blood sugars!

Monitoring your blood sugar levels is important and Shatavari does this for your beautifully!

3.Useful to treat infertility

The herb Shatavari is a blessing for males and females suffering from sexual disorders. Research proves the superb benefits of this herb in overcoming erectile dysfunction, ejaculatory incompetence or lack of desire. Females suffering from infertility or ovarian cysts benefit from Shatavari as it nourishes the ovum. It prepares the womb for conception and prevents miscarriages. Use Shatavari for any infertility problems.

Treat infertility with Shatavari!

Shatavari is the perfect herb for your infertility treatment.

4.Used a female tonic

Throughout the female’s body cycle starting from first ovulation to menopause, Shatavari plays an important role in maintaining female reproductive health. It increases female libido, reduces inflammation in sexual organs, enhances ovulation and moistens dry tissues of sexual organs. Post- delivery, it helps to bring back uterus to normal, restores hormonal balance and increases lactation. It is useful to treat menstrual cramps, irregular bleeding, and painful menstruation.  

5.Improves digestion

Shatavari consists of therapeutic features like soluble fibers, isoflavones, and complex sugars. These components help in digestion. They can also fight against heartburn and colitis.

Shatvari and its effect on the digestive system is miraculous!

Digestion improves with shatvari

6.Treats high cholesterol

In the poor quality of lifestyle, it is quite important for us to maintain a healthy heart with low cholesterol level. Use of Shatavari over time reduces the LDL level and helps increase the HDL. The herb is a like a magical wand that decreases the absorption of cholesterol and helps convert the cholesterol into bile acids.

7.Useful to treat gastric ulcers

Stomach ulcers are formed in the inner lining of the stomach. Excess exposure of these ulcers to more gastric acid may lead to more ulcers, diarrhea, vomiting, spasms or cramps.   Shatavari helps to reduce gastric secretion and acidity that further reduces exposure of ulcers to acid. Antioxidant enzymes production are increased by Shatavari that protect against harmful free radicals which otherwise form ulcers and harm the lining of gastric lining.

8. Anticancer

Shatavari contains saponins, glycosides, flavonoids, and terpenes that possess anti-cancer properties. Treatment done with Shatavari roots reduce the tumor cells and kills the cancer cells. Shatavari root, further elevates the antioxidant activity, enzymes, and defense that combat oxidative stress and reduces free radicals.  With anti-cancer properties, Shatavari is tremendously beneficial for cancer prevention and treatment.

9.Prevents kidney stones

One of the complications of the human body is kidney stones which cause immense pain as they pass through the urinary tract. Most of the kidney stones are formed of oxalates, usually found on food like French fries, spinach or beetroot. Use of Shatavari prevents the formation of oxalate stones and increases magnesium concentration in the urine. Magnesium prevents the formation of urine crystals which may become kidney stones at a later stage.

Kidney stones can be removed with Shatvari

Prevent Kidney stones with Shatavari

 10. Depression and stress

Anxiety, stress, and depression is a common condition in every 9 out of 10 people. Why pop in a pill to treat this condition when Shatavari, the most natural herb, is to your rescue? The antioxidants of Shatavari have antidepressant. It also has adaptogen, which improves the body’s ability to adapt to stress. The anti-stress property of Shatavari is because of the presence of flavonoids, polyphenols, and saponins which reduce the production of stress hormones and increase the production of happy hormones.
Shatavari can be taken in the form of tablets, powder or liquid. Consult your doctor before using it. Only they can prescribe the right dosage for the condition you suffer with. Self-medication is not recommended, especially during pregnancy. Your belief in Ayurveda and positive effects of Shatavari, together would make a difference in the ailment you want to address.

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