- Shatavari is a female adaptogen. It translates to “who possesses a hundred husbands” and is considered a traditional libido enhancer, and is used to support hormone balance for fertility preparation, PMS, depression, during menopause to relieve symptoms, or if dysmenorrhea is present. This herb is used to promote lactation in nursing mothers.
- It has been shown to support immune function and has antibacterial and antiprotozoan activity activity against numerous species, including Escherichia coli, Shigella dysenteriae, Shegella sonnei, Shigella flexneri, Vibriocholerae, Salmonella typhi, Salmonella typhimurium, Pseudomonas pectida, Bacillus subtilis,Staphylococcus aureus and Entamoeba histolytica
- This herb should not be used while taking lithium, on diuretic medication or if a hormone-driven cancer is present.