Asparagus racemosus, traditionally known as shatavari means “who medicines , lists Asparagus racemosus as part of .. Thomson M. Herbal Monograph –. A. racemosus is common throughout Sri Lanka, India and the Himalayas. It grows one to two metres tall and prefers to take root in. monographs of the most popular herbs in the US based on the original India’s Asparagus species, A. racemosus, or shatavari, which means ‘she who has.

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Occurrence of diosgenin in Asparagus racemosus. Abstract Asparagus racemosus A. Lipids from cephalothorax and hepatopancreas of Pacific white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei: Bull Medico-Ethano Bot Res. It has also been identified as one of the drugs to control the symotoms of AIDS.

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Digitalized number of herbarium sheets of the family in india with correct identification and developed a software for easy retrieval. People Use This For. Cyclic hydrocarbon-racemosol, dihydrophenantherene [24][25].


Both the crude adhesions and that modulation of macrophage extract as well as a polysaccharide-rich fraction activity, therefore, may prevent adhesions, was significantly inhibited lipid peroxidation and tested in an Indian study. Aqueous and butanol fractions showed less prominent effects on insulin release, especially at lower glucose concentration [83]. However, no scintific proof justify aborementioned uses of root extract of A. Subsequent exposure for 5 min to Shatvarin I is the major glycoside with 3-glucose and rhamnose moieties attached to sarsapogenin [15] — [18].

Antilithiatic effects The ethanolic extract of A. The effects of the methanol and aqueous extracts of the tuberous roots of these plants were examined in an experimental mouse stress model, induced by swimming. Hence, the present investigation evaluates the antidepressant effect of MAR standardized to saponins Structure elucidation of bioactive shatavarin I and other glycosides.

Furthermore, ACE was effective at reducing inflammatory damage induced by chronic TPA exposure and evoked a significant inhibition of vascular permeability induced by acetic acid in mice [75].

Plant profile, phytochemistry and pharmacology of Asparagus racemosus (Shatavari): A review

Effects of Chlorophytum arundinaceumAsparagus adscendens and Asparagus racemosus on pro-inflammatory cytokine and corticosterone levels produced by stress. Ayurvedic healing for women. Effect of Ethnopharmacol ; The extract reversed the effects of cisplatin on gastric emptying and also normalized cisplatin-induced intestinal hyper motility [47].


The author cited different papers in this manuscript to support the therapeutic potential of A. The microsections of the hepatic tissue of rats treated with DEN followed by treatment with the aqueous extract of A.

It is considered both a general tonic and a female reproductive tonic.

Polycyclic alkaloid-Aspargamine A, a cage type monigraph alkaloid [20] — [22]. As shown in Figure 2Bperfusion with hexane, chloroform and ethyl acetate fractions evokes a significant increase in insulin release in an almost similar pattern, with a peak increase above basal ofand fold, respectively.

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It was botanically described in [12]. Evaluation of antibacterial activity of Asparagus racemosus Willd. All Further, a glycoside, Shatavarin I, isolated from ingredients are classified in Ayurveda as the root of A. The root extract of A. Cytotoxicity, analgesic and antidiarrhoeal activities In Ayurveda, A. Kerala, Tropical Botanic