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The scientific name of Satavar: Asparagus recemosus Wild.
Name of Satavar in different languages:-
Sanscrit: Mahashatavari, Shatavari, Urdhvkantha, Pivari, Dhivari, Vari, Abhhhirul, Bahupatra, Sahasramoola, Mahapurushadantika
English: Asparagus, Shathavar
Hindi: Shatamoola, Shathavar, Sathamugha
Malayalam: Shatavari ശതാവരി, Bahumoola ബഹുമൂല
Satava or Shathavar (Asparagus Recemosus Wild) is mostly found in wild areas of subtropical and tropical parts of India, it is a deciduous armed climber vine, grows up to two meters tall, commonly found in evergreen forests, Western Ghats areas, Planes, at the altitude of 1,400 meters. The name came from two Sanskrit words ‘Shatha’ means hundred and 'vari' means able to cure. leaves are dark green, shaped like pine-needle, flowering in July, flowers are very small, borne in clusters, white and aromatic, fruits are berries, occur in September, which is dark green to deep red or purplish red when ripe and globular. The roots are many, tuberous and length up to 20 to 25 cm, tapered at both the end.
To treat stomach pain, cough, to increase breast milk -as a Galactogogue, hyperacidity, uterine tonic, health tonic, improve sexual debility in men , treat spermatorrhoea, impotence, inflammation of sexual organs improve sexual debility, spermatorrhoea, impotence and to cure inflammation of sexual organs.
Useful plant parts:
Shatavarin, diosgenin, , polycyclic alkaloid, steroidal saponins, steroidal glycosides, asparagamine, quercetin, and hyperoside.
How to prepare medicines: