Shatavari is also known as the "Queen of herbs" and the name actually means "curer of 100 diseases". It has been used for centuries in Ayurvedic traditions to assist with healing many health conditions and is really a miraculous herb. Our certified organic Shatavari powder is made from the carefully dried roots of the Asparagus racemosus plant.
Shatavari is an adaptogenic herb. This means that when taken internally it helps to regulate our hormones and helps our bodies to manage stress and improve our overall health. It is rich in phytochemicals, including sterolins, flavonoids, oligosaccharides and saponins as well as in the minerals calcium, zinc, magnesium, selenium, and potassium. It also contains vitamin A, vitamin C and essential fatty acids such as gamma-linolenic acid. Shatavari nourishes our core vitality, known as Ojas in Ayurveda. Ojas is the essence of our immunity, sleep and life force.
This herb is well known for it's ability to balance and support women in all phases of their reproductive life. From menarche to menopause and beyond, shatavari helps with regulating menstrual cycles, soothing mood swings, alleviating cramps and fluid retention and assisting with hot flushes.
Shatavari is also extremely beneficial for the hair and skin when used topically. It is anti-inflammatory and soothing for the scalp and skin, thus helping with issues such as acne and rosaceae. Reducing inflammation on the scalp also assists with hair growth. The saponins in shatavari help to reduce skin damage and prevent the breakdown of collagen. So it's a must for everyone's skincare!
- contains anti-oxidants when help to prevent free-radical damage to cells.
- may help with breast milk production.
- is excellent for the health of the urinary tract and helps to reduce kidney stones.
- supports the immune system and has anti-viral properties.
- promotes hair growth and rejuvenates the skin when used topically.
Shatavari is generally regarded as a very safe herb for consumption, but please do consult an Ayurvedic/herbal practitioner before taking this herb internally.
When you order, you will receive 100 grams of pure, certified organic shatavari powder packaged in a resealable pouch.
As this is a natural product the colour may vary. This product has not be irradiated.
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