It has antioxidant properties
Antioxidants help prevent free-radical cell damage. They also battle oxidative stress, which causes disease. Shatavari is high in saponins. Saponins are compounds with antioxidant abilities.
It has anti-inflammatory properties
Racemofuran, which is found in shatavari, also has significant anti-inflammatory capabilities.
It may help boost your immune system
Shatavari is used in ayurveda as an immunity booster.
Improving female reproductive health
Perhaps the most common traditional use of shatavari, or A. racemosus, is to treat female health conditions, specifically reproductive disorders.
Reducing symptoms of menopause
In line with its traditional use as a treatment for female reproductive conditions, recent research suggests that a combination of herbal medicines, including A. racemosus, may reduce the symptoms of menopause.
Shatavari supplements have also traditionally been used to combat anxiety and depression.
Breast-feeding and pregnancy
A substance that boosts milk production during breast-feeding is called a galactagogue, and shatavari is commonly used for this purpose.