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Shatavari Plant


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Description For Shatavari Plant

Shatavari is a perennial spiny woody climber that belongs to the Liliaceae family. The plant is common at low altitudes in the shade and tropical climate throughout India. Cladodes are in tufts of 2-6 and leaves are reduced to spines. Fasciculated roots are medicinally important. It contains saponins and is used for treating dysentery, tumours, rheumatism and kidney and liver disorders. Powdered roots are a common ingredient of some vital tonics, which are believed to cure sexual weaknesses, leucorrhoea and increase lactation in lactating mothers.

Benefits of using Shatavari:

  • It Promotes fertility.
  • Greener, Shinier, and Healthier leaves.
  • Strengthen the uterus.
  • Support female reproductive system.
  • Aids in digestion.
  • Helps to regulate menstrual cycle
  • Support healthy milk production in lactating mothers .

  • How to grow Shatavari Plant:

    Botanical Name: Asparagus racemosus

    Common Name: ‘Wild Asparagus,’ ‘Satamuli,’ ‘Abiruvu’

    Family: Asparagaceae

    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:
  • For Shatavari, all the above three steps are done together.
  • Once a year, the plant is uprooted for repotting.
  • After uprooting, the bunches of taproots are harvested leaving only main roots intact.
  • The harvested roots are washed thoroughly and are further used for medicinal purposes.
  • The bunches that are not used for harvesting can be split into individual cuttings are planted separately for root propagation.
  • The original mother plant can be repotted in a new container.
  • The plant is also propagated by seed sowing.

    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.
  • Lactation: Increase in secretion milk happens in lactating mothers if fresh roots are boiled in cows milk and given to the mothers.
  • Appetiser: Chopped roots are baked in cheese along with other starters for promoting appetite.
  • Shatavari root granules if regularly consumed by adults, will provide tone and vitality to the body.
  • Shatavari granules also act as aphrodisiacs on men.

  • The ayurvedic medicines made from Shatavari: ‘Shatavari Kalpa,’ ‘Syrup,’ ‘Tablets,’ ‘Churan.’


    Type of Plants Medicinal Plants
    Ideal plants location Plants For Sunny Balconies
    Maintenance Medium
    Water Schedule Twice a week
    Indoor/Outdoor Outdoor Sun Loving Plant
    Speciality Cures leucorrhoea and increase lactation in lactating mothers.
    Design Use Medicinal use.
    Ideal Location Out door


    SKU NUPL0229
    Product Weight 750 g
    Product Height 27 cm
    Product Depth 11 cm
    Product Width 11 cm


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    Delivered on Time Review by Shanaya
    Received plant in a very good condition and the delivery was on time. (Posted on 5/16/2018)

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