Shatavari Kalpa is one of the most important herb in Ayurvedic medicine for women. Shatavari roots have been recognised in Ayurveda as a drug acting on all tissues as a powerful anabolic. Shatavari Kalpa is administered to mothers after delivery. It helps in increasing milk secretion. ‘Shatavari Kalpa’ is available in the market as flavored granules readily soluble in milk. 2 tablespoon full of this powder should be taken twice a day with milk.
Apart from increasing milk secretion, shatavari is also good for eyes, muscles, reproductive organs and helps to regain vigour and vitality. Shatavari is useful for infertility, decreased libido, threatened miscarriage, menopause, leucorrhea and has the ability to balance pH in the cervical area. Dry membranes, such as those on the vaginal wall, are also brought into balance through the herbs’ demulcent action. It is very useful for weak, debilitated, anaemic and convalescent persons to regain strength.
Men may benefit from the herb as well in the treatment of impotence and general sexual debility. In addition to it's applications for reproductive organs, Shatavari is also quite effective for stomach ulcers, hyperacidity and diarrhea. Dry and irritated membranes in the upper respiratory tract are soothed by this herb making it useful in cases of bronchitis and chronic fevers. It is believed to bring into balance all of the body's fluids.