SHATAVARI root powder

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Ayurveda wisdom & tradition

Botanical name: Asparagus Racemosus

Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus) has been used for centuries in Ayurveda to support the female reproductive system, and as a support for the digestive system, especially in cases of excess Pitta. Sometimes spelled "shatawari," its name is translated as “having one hundred roots” and also referred to as meaning “having one hundred husbands."  

Shatavari’s name gives reference to its traditional use as a rejuvenating tonic to help women gracefully transition through various phases of life, including menopause and beyond. However, people of all ages and genders can also benefit from Shatavari.

For energy and stress relief

100% certified organic. Triple-tested for heavy metals. Free from any pesticides, additives, preservatives, and contaminants. Kosher & Halal certified. 

Benefits of Shatavari

The nourishing properties of Shatavari are used traditionally to support a number of systems and functions in the body:

  • Promotes a healthy reproductive system
  • Gently soothes the digestive tract
  • Soothes and supports the respiratory tract
  • Promotes healthy energy levels and strength
  • Supports the immune system
  • Contains naturally-occurring antioxidants

Common Use

  • Used in Herbal Medicine as an adaptogen to help increase energy and resistance to stress.

Recommended Use

2-6 grams of powder per day for adults
* 1 serving = 1 gm = 1/4 teaspoon

How to Take Shatavari

Shatavari can be taken as a powder, tablet, or liquid extract. Ayurveda prefers the powder form of herbs because tasting the herb starts the digestive process and sends signals to the body to initiate the body’s own supportive mechanisms.

  • Shatavari powder is the most traditional form of taking the herb. It is usually taken with an Anupam (carrier substance) to help bring its effects deeper into the tissue layers. Try it with milk and sugar, honey, or ghee (clarified butter). It is also sometimes cooked into herbal Shatavari ghee for an especially building and nourishing blend.

    Possible Contraindications

    Do not take with alcohol, other drugs or natural health products with sedative properties. If you are pregnant, consult a health care practitioner prior to use.

    Taste profile and effect

    Bitter and sweet in taste, Shatavari has a cooling effect on the system, and its unctuous, building nature makes it a great support for anyone looking for a nourishing, grounding effect.

    Ingredients

    Organic Asparagus racemosus powder

    Sustainability of Shatavari

    Wild Shatavari historically grew in much greater abundance, but due to increased demand and other factors, Shatavari has become over-harvested—and even endangered—in some parts of the world.

    We have partnered with Sewanti, as we know they are providing you with Shatavari that has been sustainably and organically grown from organic farms.

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