International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Pharmaceutical Science | India | Volume 8 Issue 7, July 2019

Formulation and Evaluation of Shatavari Granules

Suraj T Jadhav [4]

Abstract: Ayurveda has the oldest and the most developed herbal system in the world. The herbs are viewed as the spiritual essence. Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus Wild. ) is one amongst the millions of plants having multitude of benefits. Asparagus racemosus (Shatavari) is recommended in the Ayurveda for the prevention and treatment of reproductive disorders of women such as sexual debility, ammenorrhea, dysmenorrheal, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, endometriosis, gonorrhea, prolapse of uterus etc. It is also recommended as a galactogogue in case of lactational inadequacy. Asparagus racemosus has been successfully used by some medical practitioners as an anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial and immunomodulator for many infectious diseases. Asparagus racemosus can also improve the milk production and reproduction capacity of dairy animals. The use of Asparagus racemosus can also boost the immune system and consequently prevent the infection of the udder and reproductive organs of cows. It can also be effectively used to reduce the stress of dairy animals and improve their productivity thus producing clean and healthy milk from them. The ancient history of India is very rich in herbal medicine and one of the oldest surviving system of health care in the world and known as Ayurveda derived from its ancient Sanskrit roots 'ayur' (life) and 'ved' (knowledge). It offers a rich, comprehensive outlook to a healthy life. Originated from India around 5000 years ago it has now spreaded its essence across the globe and has occupied a prime position in health care systems.

Keywords: Standardization, Shatavari root, Ayurveda, Granules

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 7, July 2019,

Pages: 535 - 538

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