Besides being nice to look at, the Shatavari plant also has some pretty unbelievable medical powers. People have been using it to heal many diseases for thousands of years, and its name means “remedy for one hundred diseases”.


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You can find this plant all over India, Sri Lanka and the Himalayas. Shatavari grows best at high altitudes and it can reach up to 2 meters in height. Mainly, its root is used as a remedy, which you should dry before use. And, in some cases, you can also use the leaves.

The Healing Properties Of Shatavari

The Shatavari plant is very effective when it comes to regulating digestion. It can relieve pain in the stomach very quickly, and it’s very beneficial for people who suffer from heartburn. This plant is a good remedy for vomiting and diarrhea. And, there’s scientific research that proves it to be very successful in the treatment of stomach ulcers.

Moreover, it’s great for muscle work, because it increases the levels of protein in the body, and restores the vitality and strength of the muscular tissue. This makes it ideal for athletes, and for recovery from various injuries.

Shatavari is an ideal plant for people who are under constant pressure and stress. Namely, this powerful plant exerts great influence on the nervous system, and it reduces the effects of anxiety and stress. And, since stress and aging are closely related, it can also help you slow down aging and damage to the human tissue.

If you experience problems with hormonal balance, Shatavari can easily return it to normal. This is a very beneficial plant for women, as it helps regulate the menstruation and ovulation. And, since it has phytoestrogens in its composition, it’s great for women who lack natural estrogen.

Shatavari Remedy For Hormonal Balance

To prepare this natural remedy, you will need:

  • 1-2 teaspoons of Shatavari powder
  • 200 ml of organic milk


Add the Shatavari powder and milk in a cooking pot, and stir so that it combines. Put it on the stove and warm the mixture, cooking it for 5 minutes. Stir the whole time.

Once ready, remove the beverage from the heat and leave it to cool down. Consume it in the morning, after you wake up, or in the evening, before you go to bed (choose what works best for you).

Shatavari Benefits
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