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Organic Shatavari Root

SKU: 676

Shatavari is a climbing plant which grows in low jungles areas throughout India. 

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    This sweet and bitter herb is particularly balancing to Pitta Dosha. In India, Shatavari is considered the women's equivalent to Ashwagandha. The name translates to "she who possesses 100 husbands", referring to the herbs rejuvanitive effect upon the female reproductive organs. In Australia the herb is more often used to treat gastrointestinal disorders and as an external wash for wounds. The healing qualities of Shatavari are useful to a wide array of ailments. It is well known for it effects on the female reproductive system. It is also effective in a number of other systems of the body and is therefore of use to both men and women. Botanical Name : Asparagus racemosus Sanskrit -- Shatavari Hindi -- Shatavari English -- Indian Asparagus, Hundred Roots , Asparagus roots Chinese - Tian men dong Family : Asparagaceae Effect on the Doshas: Vata: - Pitta: - Kapha: + Rasa (Taste) : Madhura (sweet) ,Tikta (bitter) Virya (Energy): shita (cold)