Shatavari is a powdered root. It is closely related to asparagas you see in the markets. As an adaptogenic herb it balances the production of hormones in our body.
Shatavari acts as a stress buster and a powerful tonic. It increases apetite and hence body weight. Ayurveda physicians used this antioxidant and antiviral root to treat number of ailments in the body. It is available as roots in stores or as tablets, and powder in capsule.