Description For Shatavari Plant
Benefits of using Shatavari:
How to grow Shatavari Plant:Botanical Name: Asparagus racemosus
Common Name: ‘Wild Asparagus,’ ‘Satamuli,’ ‘Abiruvu’
Description: Shatavari is a beautiful prickly and climbing garden plant which is often planted in hanging pots for medicinal as well as ornamental use. The modified stems (cladodes) are succulent and lush green. The leaves are reduced to scales and stems are spiny. The fasciculated cluster of succulent roots is an excellent identifying characteristic.
Planting Season: Throughout the year.
Climate: Plant grows well throughout subtropical climate of India.
Soil: Sandy loam soil. The plant grows well even in poor, loose soil.
Location: Indoors as well as the outdoor plant.
Planting: Plant in the corner of your garden near a fence or a pole. Or plant it in a pot of more than 1-foot height.
Sunlight: Full sun (6-8 hours) or partial sun (3-4 hours)
Watering: Very less watering is required. The potted plant can be watered once or twice a week.
Manuring: Add plenty of cow dung manure or compost in potting soil at the time of planting.
Plant protection: It's a hardy plant that does not catch many pests and diseases. Keep the soil free from pathogenic fungi by adding Trichoderma.
Harvesting, Repotting & Propagation:
Medicinal properties: Used as a galactagogue and for disorders of the female genitourinary tract; as a styptic and ulcer-healing agent; as an intestinal disinfectant and astringent in diarrhea; as a nervine tonic, and in sexual debility for spermatogenesis, and a lot more.
Plant part used: Succulent tap roots.
How to use: (Consult your family physician before using)
Energy soup: Fresh roots can be chopped and added in vegetable soups it works as an energy-boosting tonic. Such soup provides strength to new mothers who have recently given birth to a child.
The ayurvedic medicines made from Shatavari: ‘Shatavari Kalpa,’ ‘Syrup,’ ‘Tablets,’ ‘Churan.’
|Type of Plants||Medicinal Plants|
|Water Schedule||Twice a week|
|Speciality||Cures leucorrhoea and increase lactation in lactating mothers.|
|Design Use||Medicinal use.|
|Ideal Location||Out door|
|Packing Weight||750 g|
|Packing Height||27 cm|
|Packing Depth||11 cm|
|Packing Width||11 cm|