Shatavari Scientific Name
Shatavari Other Names
Chinese: Tian Men Dong
Sanskrit: Shatavari, Satvar, Satmuli
Other: Chhotta Kelu, Vari Pali
What is Shatavari?
Common forms of Shatavari
Shatavari is commonly used for:
- Anti-wrinkle skin therapy
- Breastfeeding Problems
- Low libido
- Wound healing
- Improving female reproductive health
- Treating ulcers
- Fainting and dizziness
- Alcohol withdrawal
- Nausea and Vomiting
- Sore Breasts
- Gallstones (cholelithiasis)
- Preventing and treating Brittle Nails
- Menopause Problems
Powder: ¼-½ teaspoons twice a day.
Capsule: 1-2 Capsules twice a day.
Tablet: 1-2 Tablets twice a day.
Syrup: 1-2 teaspoons twice a day.
Shatavari Side-effects and Warnings
Common side effects: Runny Nose, Coughing, Sore throat.
Not so common side effects: Mild diuretic action, which might affect how the body metabolizes other medications.
Pregnant or Nursing mothers: Not known.
Children: Not known.
Being allergic to shatavari is possible. Shortly after taking the supplement, a person with an allergy may experience:
1. Breathing difficulties
2. Itchy skin or eyes
3. A rash or hives
4. Rapid heart rate