The main Ayurvedic rejuvenative for women, Shatavari nourishes and cleanses the blood and the female reproductive organs. It is also a source of plant-derived estrogens, making Shatavari a healthy choice for women who are nursing as well as menopausal and post-menopausal women. The following herbal description is referenced from Himalaya Herbal Healthcare of India. Please note that this information is provided for those seeking to understand how this herbal formula is used in India. In the United States, this product is sold as a dietary supplement, has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. "Asparagus racemosus is a much-branched, spinous under-shrub, with tuberous, short rootstock, bearing numerous fusiform, succulent, tuberous roots. The plant contains four saponins, viz. shatavarin I to IV.