Shatavari is an Ayurvedic herb well-known for its ability to increase breastmilk production in nursing mothers. It’s considered an “herbal Domperidone” and helps to get things flowing. It helps increase the vital fluids in the body. It is the foremost Ayurvedic herb used as a reproductive tonic for both men and women, restores moisture to the lungs, respiratory tract, and digestive system, and an herb that helps one adapt and cope with stress. It is rich in antioxidants and helps to promote healthy energy levels and strength.
- Rejuvenating tonic for the female reproductive system.
- Shatavari is the primary uterine tonic in the Ayurvedic system.
- Helps female reproductive issues from menarche (the start of the menses) through the childbearing years and into menopause.
- Helps with fertility, as it nourishes the ovum and helps support reproductive fluids
- Balances the pH of the vagina
- Helps to provide ample flow and quality of breastmilk in nursing mothers
- Menopause - helps to quell hot flashes, irritability, memory problems, and dryness (including vaginal dryness).
- Rejuvenating tonic for the male reproductive system.
- Increases reproductive fluids, including sperm and semen
- Supports and increases healthy sperm count
- Helps reduce male sexual problems
- Reduces inflammation of the male sexual organs
- Helps correct impotence
For those interested in the Ayurvedic qualities of this herb (and to know what Pitta, Vata and Kapha are), Shatavari….
- Balances: Pitta and Vata
- Increases: Kapha
- Taste: bitter, sweet
- Energy: cooling
- Quality: unctuous, heavy
Ingredients: Organic Shatavari Root. The regular tincture is extracted in organic grape alcohol, and the non-alcohol version is extracted in organic vegetable glycerine (made with non-GMO soy) and distilled water. All Herb Lore tinctures are gluten-free.
Note: The 1oz size is only a week's supply, depending on use. It's recommended to give each herb at least two weeks of use to see if its the right one for you. (A 2oz bottle will last approximately 2 weeks, a 4oz for 4 weeks.)
OF FURTHER NOTE: As Shatavari is of the asparagus family, do not use by those with asparagus allergies. Further, asparagus (including Shatavari) may have some diuretic effects, so those on diuretic medications should avoid this herb. Due to its ability to increase moisture to the digestive tract, it may cause loose stool in some. To the opposite effect, it may also help to alleviate constipation in others. Shatavari should not be used by those with celiac disease or other malabsorption issues, or during pregnancy.