What Does Ayurveda Say About the Benefits of Shatavari Powder and Its Use as a Supplement for Health &Vitality?
Shatavari hails from the asparagus family. It has many root tubers.
In ayurveda, the juicy tubers of the plant offer many health benefits.1 In fact, the meaning of Shatavari is that which has hundreds of roots. Ayurvedic practitioners believe that it helps keep the female reproductive system healthy and supports natural fertility. Additionally, Shatavari helps promote lactation after childbirth.
The Shatavari plant is very adaptable as it can grow in a variety of climates in South Asia. The nutrients present in the plant are so nourishing that it is conducive to every tissue of the body. Not only does it help improve gut health, but the nutrient fluids generated from Shatavari improve eye health and brain health.
Due to Shatavari’s coolness, it supports the natural balance of Pitta heat and due to its moistening quality it balances Vata dosha.
Athreya Shatavari is also available in the form of capsules and herbal ghee. Athreya uses Shatavari with other herbs in the form of herbal powders, capsules, ghee and herbal oil for external use.