The Herb Latin Name Asparagus racemosus (Willd.) English Name Asparagus Sanskrit / Indian Name Shatavari Asparagus racemosus is a much-branched, spinous under-shrub, with tuberous, short rootstock, bearing numerous fusiform, succulent, tuberous roots. The plant contains four saponins, viz. shatavarin I to IV. The roots, leaves and their different extracts possess many pharmacological properties.They are refrigerant, demulcent, aphrodisiac, antiseptic, alterative, antidysenteric, diuretic, antidiarrheal, galactagogue, antiamebic, hypoglycemic, anticancer, gastric sedative, phagocytic, cardiotonic, hypotensive, anticoagulant, enzymatic, antioxytocic to uterine contraction and antiviral. Click here to view detailed Herbal Monograph Action A herb that regulates hormonal secretion. Shatavari acts as a galactogogue and is useful in lactation failure. It promotes lactation. Dosage* 1 capsule twice a day before meals with milk or water.Please maintain an hour’s gap between intake of our products and other allopathic drugs. * Recommended only at the age of 14 years and above. Chromatograph The chromatograph is representative of the quality and consistency of the drug. Every single capsule of Himalaya Pure Herbs has identical chromatographs, indicative of highest standards of quality maintained by us. The pure herb bought by you anywhere in the world provides you with the same goodness. References Malhotra, S.C. Edr., Pharmacological Investigations of Certain Medicinal Plants and Compound Formulations Used in Ayurveda and Siddha, CCRAS, New Delhi, 1996, 316. Sabnis, P.B. et. al., Effect of alcoholic extract of Asparagus racemosus on mammary glands of rats, India J. Exp. Biol., 1968, 6, 55.