Monday, September 8, 2014

Asparagus racemosus

GENUINE ASPARAGUS RACEMOSUS SPECIES,  certified by Herbalists medicine
Asparagus racemosus (Shatavari) literally means "Having a 100 spouses". 

Vaginal tightening herbs species.
Asparagus racemosus (Satavar, Shatavari, or Shatamull)
Asparagus racemosus has different names, such as Shatuli, Chatavali, Satavari, Satawar, Satawari, Shatavari, Shatmuli, Sitawari, Wild Asparagus and other terms. In Nepal it is called Kurilo. The name Shatavari means "curer of a hundred diseases" (shat: "hundred"; vari: "curer").
It has an adventitious root system with tuberous roots that measure about one metre in length, tapering at both ends, with roughly a hundred on each plant.
The roots are used in Ayurvedic medicine, following a regimen of processing and drying. The major active constituents of Satawar are steroidal saponins (Shatavarins) etc.It is used a rejuvenate and tonic.
Asparagus racemosus is an important plant in traditional medicine in tropical. Its medicinal usage has been reported in the Indian and British Pharmacopoeias and in traditional systems of medicine such as Ayurveda, Unani and Siddha.
There is some scientific researches that Asparagus racemosus has antioxidant, antibacterial, and immune system stimulant effects.
The Asparas recemosus is mainly recommended for aphrodiasic tonic and general weakness of body.  
In Sanskrit, Asparagus means ‘She who possesses a hundred husbands,’ implying its ability to help support vitality. It regulates hormonal secretion. Ayurvedic texts accurately claim that shatavari strengthens a woman to the point where she is being capable of producing thousands of healthy ova.
Asparagus has been used in a variety of ways through the centuries. 
Ayurveda has called Shatavari the Queen of herbs and is the primary herb recommended for female health. Among the three Ayurveda Doshas of 'Vata', 'Pitta' and 'Kapha' , Shatavari efficiently helps in balancing 'Pitta Dosha'. Shatavari's rasas are sweet "madhura" and also in nature bitter "tikta". It is a natural coolant.
Its principal constituents include saponins, alkaloids, proteins and tannins. The plant contains triterpene saponins called Shatavarin I-IV, which support the body's own natural production of estrogen.
The dried root contains a large amount of saccharine, mucilage and minerals, which heal gastritis, hyperacidity and stomach ulcers. 
There are another following activities reported for the Asparagus recemosus.
Antioxidant Activity
Hepatoprotective Activity
Anti-inflammatory Activity
Immunomodulatory Activity
Antimicrobial Activity
Antiplatelet Activity
Antihyperlipidemic Activity
Analgesic Activity
Adulticidal Activity
Melanin-inhibiting Activity
Antidepressant Activity
Antiamoebic Activity
Coronary Vasodilation
Bioavailability Enhancers
Antifertility Activity
Antiobesity Activity
Larvicidal Activity
Radioprotective Activity
Cardioprotective Activity
Antifungal Activity
Cytoprotective Activity
Anticonvulsant Activity
Anti amnesic Activity