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Shatavari, Asparagus racemosus
Parts used: Root.
Constituents: Steroidal saponins, glycosides, isoflavones, mucilage.
Actions: Tonic, Adaptogen, Immunomodulator, Antibacterial, Diuretic, mild, Antitussive, Galactagogue.
Indications:
Female reproductive system, infertility, postmenopausal symptoms.
Regulates hormones, chemotherapy, impotence, infertility.
After hysterectomy, mild oestrogenic activity.
General weakness, fatigue.
Lowers ADH, rheumatism, urinary infections, cystitis, oedema.
Atrophy of reproductive organs + Vit E.
Promotes lactation. Used for threatened miscarriage +Black haw.
Herbal extract: 30-60mL per week.
Energetics: Sweet, bitter, cold.
Contraindications: None.