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10 Top Medicinal Uses & Benefits Of Shatavari:
1. Shatavari For Fertility & Weight Gain:
Shatavari increases fertility in both men and women and is rightly called reproductive tonic. Shatavari supports healthy reproductive system in both men and women. In women it increases uterine strength and in men it increases the semen count, so it is very beneficial in increasing fertility. Like ashwagandha, shatavari also helps improve muscle mass and will help in healthy weight gain…
2. Shatavari For Menopause:
Shatavari is useful in all stages of women’s life including menopause. It helps women transition through different stages of life without much difficulty. Being a rejuvenating herb, during menopause it reduces hot flashes, dryness, mood swings and irritability. Shatavari also is popularly used for increasing breast growth but I couldn’t find any evidence supporting this use..
3. Shatavari For PCOS, Fibroids & Endometriosis:
All these above mentioned problems affect different parts of the female reproductive system and especially PCOS is increasingly affecting more women nowadays than ever before. It has adverse effects on many organ systems and usually leads to irregular periods, excessive body weight, unwanted facial hair growth, acne and difficulty getting pregnant. Shatavari cleanses, strengthens and nourishes the female reproductive organs so it will be beneficial for all these 3 problems.
4. Shatavari For Increasing Breast Milk | Lactation (Galactogogue):
Shatavari is very popular in India for it’s use in increasing breast milk. If you look at the ingredient list of medicines sold in the markets for increasing breast milk, almost 90 % of them will contain shatavari as an ingredient. It also improves uterine strength which is very essential for women. Usually shatavari powder is mixed with milk and given to mother to improve lactation. You can read the study that proves this claim here.
5. Shatavari For Cough:
Shatavari has wonderful antitussive properties and you can read the study that proves it here. Traditionally, shatavari decoction made by mixing the root powder in hot water will give good relief from cough. Shatavari also can be used to treat hoarseness of voice and dry cough too…
6. Shatavari For Stomach Ulcers:
Shatavari has been traditionally used for treating dyspepsia, intake of shatavari root powder is very effective for treating duodenal ulcers. Traditionally, a mixture of haritaki and shatavari root powder is given for treating stomach ulcers and both these wonderful herbs are very effective in protecting gastric mucosa and reduces gastric acid secretion.
7. Shatavari For Treating Kidney Stones:
Another wonderful use of shatavari is it greatly prevents kidney stone formation. You can read the study that proves it here. Shatavari when taken internally elevates the urinary concentration of magnesium which inhibits crystallization (formation of stones). Shatvari also reduces high serum creatinine levels very effectively.
8. Shatavari As an Aphrodisiac:
An other use of shatavari is it’s aphrodisiac properties. Like ashwagandha, shatavari also is well known for it’s aphrodisiac properties. Traditionally also it has been used extensively for it and this traditional use has been backed by research, you can read the study that proves it here.
9. Shatavari For Hair & Skin:
The major reason for hair fall in women is due to hormonal imbalance, nutritional deficiencies, stress and scalp problems. If the hair fall is due to hormonal problems, shatavari will greatly help prevent it as it is very effective in balancing the hormones. Since it helps balance the hormones, it will also greatly prevent skin breakouts like acne.
10. Shatavari For Stress, Depression & Learning:
Shatavari has some anti depressant properties. It also enhances memory and helps in learning, this is due to it’s antioxidant and neuroprotective properties. It also reduces stress. Interestingly, it is less effective in reducing stress than ashwagandha (both at 100 mg per kg) but it’s potency increases with dosage……