Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus) is a climbing plant which grows in low jungles areas throughout India. Shatavari is considered to be the most beneficial herb for balancing the female hormonal system. Shatavari cleanses the blood and nourishes the female reproductive organs. It supports the natural fertility of the body, it provides nourishment to the womb and ovum, it supports the female organs in protecting the foetus in the early stages of pregnancy and it is useful as a post-partum tonic. Shatavari enhances estrogen hormone production, thereby helping to ward off many diseases while promoting milk production in lactating mothers. Shatavari is very useful for women who suffer from low natural estrogen levels as a result of menopause.