BENEFITS AND PROPERTY OF SHATAVARI (ASPARAGUS RACEMOSUS)

Dr. Omprakash Yadav

By Dr.Omprakash Yadav Contact:-shivshivaayurveda@gmail.com Ph no:-+918080747455 /+9196996666426

Introduction OF SHATAVARI (ASPARAGUS RACEMOSUS)

There are multiple uses of SHATAVARI plant.Asparagus Racemosus is a good source of calcium, minerals, zinc,B- complex vitamins,estrogens. Shatavari, or Asparagus racemosus, has been used for centuries in Ayurveda to support the reproductivesystem, particularly for females, and as a support for the digestive system.

AYURVEDA DETAILS OF SHATAVARI (ASPARAGUS RACEMOSUS)

GANA

balya
vayashthapak
madhurskand

BOTANICAL NAME:- ASPARAGUS RACEMOSUS

FAMILY:- LILIACEAE

SANSKRIT NAMES

Shatavari, Shatmooli, Shatvirya,Satavar

DESCRIPTION

Scandant, much branched spinous undershrub with tuberous, short root stock bearing numerous fusiform tuberous roots, 30-100 cm long and 1-2 cm thick. Leaves reduced to minute chaffy scales and spines.

PART USED:- BULB

DOSE:- Swaras 10 - 20 ml, Kwath 50 - 100 ml, Churna 3 - 6 gm

CHEMICALCONSTITUENTS

Sarsapogenin, Saponins, Glycosides of quercetin, Rutin, Diosgenin, Sitosterol, Polycyclic alkaloid, Asparagamine, Furostanolic saponins.
Five steroidal saponins, shatavarins VI-X, together with five known saponins, shatavarin I (or asparoside B), shatavarin IV (or asparinin B), shatavarin V, immunoside and schidigerasaponin D5 (or asparanin A)

AYURVEDA PROPERTIES

GUNA (Quality):-Guru, Snigdh
RASA (Taste):-Madhur, Tikt
VIPAK (Metabolism):-Madhur
VIRYA (Potency):-Sheet
Effect on Tridosha:-vatapitta shamak.

Ayurveda Parmacological Action

Enhancing breast milk production(stanykari)
Increasing sexual drive in both men and women(vrusy)
Restoring hormonal balance in women(stri doshaghani)
Positive effects on infertility and menstrual disorders(stri doshaghani)
Improving vitality by stimulating immune system(balya)
Relieving pain(vata shamak)
Treating ulcerative disorders in stomach,IBS,piles (grahani arsh vikar ghani)
Preventing infections caused by microbes and mollusks(rasayan)
Positive effects on weak heart(hridya)
Improving stress-related disorders(maidhya)
good for eye (naitry)

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION

Nematicidal, Antidysentric, Gastric-sedative, Anti-bacterial, Antiabortifacient, Antioxytoxic, Antiviral,  Galactagogue, Antiamoebic,  Anticoagulant

FORMULATIONS (Yog)

TAILA

Baladhatryadi taila, Brihat guduchi taila, Guduchyadi taila, Maha vishgarbha taila, Narayana taila, Prabhanjana vimardana taila, Prameha mihira taila, Vayucchaya surendra taila, Vishagarbh taila

GHRITA

Asohka ghrita,Mahatiktaka ghrita,Phal ghrita,Shatavaryadi ghrita,Sukumar ghrita

VATI / RASA

Garbh chintamani rasa,Manmatha rasa

CHURNA

Ashmarihar kashay churna,Bruhat manjisthadi kvath churna,Rasnadi kvath churna,Shatawaryadi churna

ARISHTA / asava

Sarasvatarishta

LEHYA / RASAYANA

Saubhagyasunthi,Brahma rasayan,Guduchyadi modaka

GUGGULU

Trayodasanga guggulu,

side effects

massive fibrocystic breasts, estrogen induced problems, estrogen 
induced fibrocystic changes or other problems.
From an Ayurvedic perspective, one should avoid shatavari in cases of excess kapha, congestion and ama.

Warning:The information here is only for the purpose of knowledge.

consult your Ayurveda Physician or consult at Shiv Shiva Ayurved.

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