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American Botanical Council (ABC) is passionate about helping people live healthier lives through the responsible use of herbs and medicinal plants. As an independent, nonprofit education organization, ABC is dedicated to providing accurate and reliable information for consumers, healthcare practitioners, researchers, educators, industry and the media.

Please enjoy this information on shatavari made available through the generosity of Pukka's adoption.

Asparagus racemosus is a perennial in the asparagus family (Asparagaceae) and is native to India and the Himalayas. The root is used in Aurvedic formulas to regulate hormones, address menopausal symptoms, stimulate lactation, and increase fertility, as well as a number of additional conditions.

Additional ABC Shatavari Resources

HerbalGram articles

Herbal Companies Brace for Supply Chain Impacts of COVID-19. 2020;126:66-74.

HerbClip reviews

A Survey on the Use of Herbs during Lactiation from Perth, Australia. HC# 031444-502, 8/15/2014.

Review of the Use of Botanicals during Pregnancy and Lactation. HC# 040496-384, 9/15/2009.

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