Shatavari is also known as Asparagus racemosus. It’s a member of the asparagus family. It’s also an adaptogenic herb. Adaptogenic herbs are said to help your body cope with physical and emotional stress.
Shatavari is considered a general health tonic to improve vitality, making it a staple in ayurvedic medicine. Keep reading to learn more about the other health benefits it may offer.
- It has antioxidant properties
- anti-inflammatory properties
- help boost your immune system
- Treating diarrhea.
- Relieving coughs
- Improving gastric ulcers
- help treat kidney stones
- Lowering blood sugar
- be anti-aging
- help treat depression
- Antioxidant effects
- Anti-anxiety effects
- Breast-feeding and pregnancy
Side effects of shatavari
Very little research has investigated the effects of shatavari in humans. Anyone who takes the supplement runs certain risks.
Being allergic to shatavari is possible. Shortly after taking the supplement, a person with an allergy may experience:
- fast heart rate
- itchy skin or eyes
- difficulty breathing
If a person has any of these symptoms after taking shatavari, they should seek immediate medical attention.
Shatavari is thought to have a diuretic effect that inhibits the body's ability to absorb sodium. This means that people taking the supplement may have a higher risk of becoming dehydrated. Anyone taking diuretic medication should avoid shatavari.
The supplement may also cause low blood sugar. People taking medications or herbal remedies to lower blood sugar should refrain from taking shatavari.