Asparagus racemosus is commonly found in dry and ground regions of India. However, it can also
grow in moist soil. It is a bell-shaped plant with an adventitious root system. Its roots can be 1 meter
long. This plant is a wood climber. You can recognize it by small and tiny long needles like leaves
with small bunches (racemes) of little white flowers. These plants have long tuberous roots. Its fruits
are red color berries. You can get a mild fragrance while you smell Shatavari flowers.
This plant has many medicinal properties including anti-ageing, increasing longevity and immunity,
improving mental health, and filling energy in the body. It is also considered diuretic, antiseptic, and
effective in various nerve issues like diarrhea, dysentery, dyspepsia, tumors, and neuropathy. It can
cure nearly 100+ diseases. Even in a small amount, Shatavari is mixing with many ayurvedic
medicines these days.
How to Use
For medicinal use, the root part of Asparagus racemosus is considered. It tastes bitter. Generally,
Shatavari is mixed with other contents or sell alone in powder or pill forms. Usually, it is taken in 500
mg to 1000 mg dosages in diseases. You may have to concern with a doctor for additional
information. In general use, ½, 1-2 teaspoons of Shatavari powder can be taken with warm milk or