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AsparagusRacemosus:Shatavari(H/S);Hundred Root (E)

Asparagus Racemosus is known
as  ‘Queen of Herbs’ in Indian
traditional medicinal system. This herb is
used to rejuvenate overall health and vitality in female and promote
reproductive health for both male and female. It casually grows as a jungle
plant in hilly areas of Northern India. Asparagus
officinalis
falls in the same family of Asparagus
Racemosus
but possess no such medicinal value and is used as vegetable. [1]

USEFUL FOR:

  • A. racemosus promotes health of reproductive organs by providing nourishment and maintaining
    hormonal balance.
  •  A. racemosus acts
    as a pain reliever and
    hot
    flashes
    controller in post menopausal
    syndrome (PMS) by producing
    estrogens.
  • It  is also recommended for females
    who have hysterectomy or oophorectomy surgery to makes up low estrogen
    levels. It is t
    he most important
    estrogen hormone in female.
  • A.
    racemosus
    controls heavy
    bleeding
    during
    menstruation cycle.
  • A.
    racemosus
    increase breast milk
    production for lactating mothers.
  • A.
    racemosus
    enhance sexual
    desire (libido) and useful to treat infertility for both the gender.
  • A.
    racemosus
    has beneficial
    effect on immunity boosting and use to treat edema, inflammation, bronchitis,
    tuberculosis, and diabetes.
  • This herb is also useful for mental health improvement
    and used to treat anxiety
    , depression and dementia
  • A.
    racemosus
    is good for liver health and
    prevent hepatocarcinogenesis.
  • A.
    racemosus

    supports normal functioning of digestive system and traditionally used to
    treat indigestion and
    diarrhea. In
    addition, it significantly reduce both severity of ulceration and ulcer growth.
  • It has antibacterial effect on vast range of species,
    including
    Escherichia coli, Shegella sonnei,
    Shigella dysenteriae, Shigella flexneri, Salmonella typhi, Vibriocholerae,
    Pseudomonas pectida, Salmonella typhimurium, Staphylococcus aureus
    and Bacillus subtilis.
  • Asparagus
    Racemosus
    contains wide range
    of valuable phytochemicals. It is an abundant source of antioxidant which
    reduce oxidative stress and control different degenerative diseases
    including liver cancer, diabetes, dementia etc.
  • It enhance the secretion of prolactin hormone and acts
    on lobuloaveolar tissue  to increase
    the weight of mammary gland. Both these mechanism assist in the increased
    milk yield.
  • A. racemosus potentiate intrinsic cytoprotective factor and prevent and treat gastric and
    duodenal ulcer.
  • A. racemosus increases
    estrogen-testosterone hormonal balance and promotes
    sexual behavior  for both
    the gender.[ 1,2, 3]

INSTRUCTION

Take two tablespoonful of powdered A. racemosus root in a cup of milk (250 ml) for two times a day. The best result
is obtained with
a cup of saffron milk to treat PMS.

But it is important to mention that the appropriate
dose of A. racemosus depends on user’s
age, health, and few other factors. To
obtain a desirous effect one must consult with an expert to get proper
direction. [1, 4]

USE IT IN

Organic Asparagus Racemosus root is mostly
available in whole or in powder form. Table and capsule forms are also
available by few ayurvedic pharmaceuticals. [1, 3]

PAIRS WITH

Combination of Convolvulus
pluricaulis
 and A. racemosus attribute antioxidant, neuroprotective and cholinergic
properties, which is useful to enhance memory and provide protection against
dementia. 

CAUTION

Cardiac patients should not take A. racemosus as self medication as it
may cause cardiac arrest.

This products should not be used during pregnancy
as it can cause teratological disorders in fetuses and can also promote
abortion by contracting uterine muscle.

It can enhance breast size, which may not be
desirable for all. [1,3]

SCIENCE AND RESEARCH

The dose recommendation for A. racemosus is based on
the
preclinical study data.  
Shashi Alok et.al reviewed all the pharmacological explorations and published it explaining
the preclinical data in 2013. [1,3]

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