It is used to soothe PMS cramps, bloating, and irritability.
It is also high in Folic Acid and so it helps to prevent anemia. According to Ayurveda, Shatavari strengthens a woman to the point where she is being capable of producing thousands of healthy ova.
In the beautiful tropical state of Kerala in India, Shatavari grows abundantly, and the legendary Ayurvedic physicians here have been using its roots and leaves for medicinal purposes for thousands of years- and with good reason.
According to Ayurveda, there are three vital energies or doshas in the body, known as Vata, Pitta, and Kapha.
The medicated oil is useful in massages, and the famous preparation Narayana oil is made from Shatavari.
This plant is a good source of zinc and calcium minerals and it also provides B-complex vitamins.Applications of Shatavari The powdered dried root of Shatavari is used to make a juice to cure ulcers -small holes in the gastrointestinal tract- and gastroparesis, a condition in which the stomach takes too long to empty its contents.Gastroparesis can cause heartburn, abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhea.A tuberous climber with straight or hooked spines, Shatavari is one of great rejuvenative herbs used in Ayurveda, the world’s oldest healing system.It is also known as Asparagus racemosus, or the Indian Asparagus.