Shatavari

Updated | 2017-12-01


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Shatavari


Overview

Botanical Name: Asparagus racemosus


Order: Asparagales


Family: Asparagaceae


Do not confuse with the vegetable, asparagus (Asparagus officinalis).



Evidence

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Good:

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Promising:

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Conflicting (Unclear):

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Limited Evidence:

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No Evidence:

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No Clinical Research:

All other conditions.


Side Effects
Side effects may include:
  • Side effects have not been studied.
Precautions and Adverse Events:
  • Avoid or contact a licensed healthcare practitioner, if you have allergies to plants in the order Asparagales (asparagus, onions, etc.), and use caution, since there is not enough research on the use of supplements containing shatavari.


Pregnant or Nursing

There is not enough research on the use of supplements containing shatavari during pregnancy and breast-feeding, so consult a licensed healthcare practitioner before use or avoid use.



Interactions

Major

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Moderate

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Potential

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Dosage

Shatavari is not a "drug", so the best doses have not been thoroughly established. Make sure to follow the specific product instructions and take as directed on the label, or consult a licensed healthcare practitioner before use.



Compounds
Shatavari compounds


References

None.

The "-" means that there is no information.