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Asparagus Racemosus(Satavari)

Common Name: Satavari, Asparagus, Wild Asparagus, Asparagus Root
Plant name: Asparagus Racemosus
Chemical constituents: Shatavari is rich in active constituents such as galactose, arabinose, steroidal glycosides and saponins.
Uses:
The roots are bitter, sweet, emollient, cooling, nervine, tonic, constipating, opthalimic, anobyne, aphrodisiac .
useful in nervous disorders, dyspepsia, tumours, scalding of urine, throat infections, tuberclosis, cough bronchitis and general debility.
Roots are used externally to treat stiffness in the joints. The rhizome is a soothing tonic that acts mainly on the circulatory, digestive and respiratory system.



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