Shatavari has been used within Ayurveda for centuries and is a holistic way to help treat women's health issues from young to old. It helps to treat and relieve  problems affecting the female reproductive system, as well as any hormonal issues you may be experiencing.

At Mauli Rituals, we believe the natural and holistic adaptogens can help with any physical, emotional or mental challenge that you will face. Ayurvedic herbs and adaptogens  can nourish your wellbeing as well as bring a sense of restorative balance to your everyday life. In this article, we will see the great benefits of shatavari, and how you can incorporate it into your routine. 

What Is Shatavari Powder?

In Ayurveda, shatavari is known as the “queen of herbs,” and is an Organic Shatavari Powder that is wild harvested, rejuvenating adaptogen for women at all ages and stages of life to gracefully support hormonal cycles. It supports the body’s overall wellbeing, aiding in balancing your mental, physical, and emotional stress.

Also, it is known traditionaly for helping with female health and is considered to be a powerful way to bring women  health and vitality.

What Are The Benefits Of Shatavari?

There are an abundance of shatavari benefits for women, it is great for balancing hormones and bringing a sense of peace and balance. 

Here Are The Key Shatavari Benefits:

1. Balances Hormones

Hormones can wreak havoc on a female's mind and body, when these become unbalanced it can have a negative effect on your overall wellbeing. Shatavari is a potent adaptogen that can help regulate your hormones and this  can help to improve fertility and regulate your menstrual cycle.

This is because shatavari has phytoestrogenic properties that help to balance hormones and these  phytoestrogens  can help regulate the ovarian cycle and reduce menopausal symptoms.

2. Bring Emotional Equilibrium

Shatavari helps to calm and strengthen the mind and body. Ayurveda is all about bringing balance to your mind, body and spirit and the phytoestrogens within shatavari are able to create true balance.

They can regulate the hormones within the body. These actions can help to centre your emotions and feelings. Shatavari produces the hormones that help you to feel relaxed and happy, such as dopamine, serotonin and endorphins. That is why it is great to add into your morning or evening ritual to prompt overall mental wellbeing. 

3. Boost Libido And Sexual Drive

Shatavari can help to enhance sexual excitement, by increasing blood flow to the vagina and boosting the sensitivity of the clitoris. Also, it helps to lubricate the vaginal walls, which can be a necessity after menopause. 

Shatavari is a natural way for women who have reached menopause and are struggling to increase their libido, as well as for premenopausal women who simply wish to increase their sex desire.

4. Helps Support Female Health

Shatavari can help to regulate oestrogen levels within the body so can see you through all stages of womanhood, from your menstrual cycle all the way to menopause. This helps to regulate menstrual cycles,and will significantly regulate the amount of blood lost during periods. Shatavari is also an anti-inflammatory which can actively reduce painful cramps.

The steroidal saponins within shatavari can be a major help when facing the challenges that come with menopause. It can help regulate the symptoms such as vaginal dryness, insomnia, and hot flashes.

How To Take Shatavari Powder

You can then take 1 tsp per day (3g) of Organic Shatavari Powder for thirty days on your cereals, juice, porridge or smoothie or in the evening in your choice of warm milk.

Occasionally people can have an aversion to certain herbs. As these are potent and powerful herbs, we suggest starting with a quarter tsp with a meal, warm water or honey and as with any new herbs, build tolerance slowly and gently. Check with your practitioner, especially if you are taking any other meditations or herbal remedies.

Keep a diary noting the foods you're eating, your daily routines and how you’re feeling mentally and emotionally and then drop into what you need monthly and seasonally. The beauty of Ayurveda is you’ll soon begin to tune into your unique constitution and know intuitively what you need.

Anita Kaushal