Product Name : Asparagus racemosus Extract Powder
Botanical Name : Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Family Name : ASPARAGACEAE
Common Name : Shatavari, Rak-Samsip (In thai)
Part Used : Roots
Asparagus racemosus Willd. is also called Shatavari in India and Rak-Samsip or Samroi-Rak in Thailand. Rak-Samsip is a small woody cliamber, the leaves are of pine needle shape. The roots are tuberous, finger shaped and clustered. Asparagus racemosus is mainly known for its phytoestrogenic properties. Its root has been used of the Ayuravedic medicine for female’s health such as increase in milk secretion, aphrodisiac, prevent abortion and antispasmodic. The major active constituents of Rak-Samsip are Steroidal saponins known as Shatavarins, Triterpeniods and Flavonoids. These compounds have many properties such as galactagogue, treatment of menopausal symptoms, balance hormone, anti-oxidant, anti-cancer, anti-diarrheal, anti-bacterial and antitussive.
Active ingredient of Asparagus racemosus
- Female tonic
- Treatment of menopausal symptoms
- Immunostimulant and Anti-cancer
This extract is applicable in food supplement and traditional medicine available in capsule.