Upset stomach (dyspepsia), constipation, stomach spasms, stomach ulcers, fluid retention, pain, anxiety, cancer, diarrhea, bronchitis, tuberculosis, dementia, diabetes, aphrodisiac.
Antioxytocic Activity: The saponin rich fraction of asparagus rasemosus have antioxytocic activity. The saponin inhibited oxytocin-induced uterine contractions.Galactogogue: This effect was attributed to the action of released corticosteroids or an increase in prolactin. Shatavari has been found to stimulate milk production.Antibacterial Activity: Asparagus racemosus have antibacterial efficacy against Escherichia coli, Shigella dysenteriae, Shigella sonnei, Shigella flexneri, Vibrio cholerae, Salmonella typhi, Salmonella typhimurium, Pseudomonas putida, Bacillus subtilis and Staphylococcus aureus. The antimicrobial activity may be due to 9,10-Dihydrophenanthrene.Immunological Activity: Asparagus racemosus prevent myelosuppression by reducing cyclophosphamide-induced leucopenia.
It is used for kidney problems, including kidney stones, painful urination, a kidney disorder called Bright?s disease, and as a water pill (diuretic) to increase urination, for skin disorders, including eczema (atopic dermatitis), psoriasis, and scabies, for male sexual problems, including erectile dysfunction (ED), involuntary release of semen without orgasm (spermatorrhea), and to increase sexual desire, for heart and circulatory system problems, including chest pain, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and tired blood (anemia), for problems with digestion, including colic, intestinal gas (flatulence), constipation, and to expel intestinal parasitic worms, for pain and swelling (inflammation) of the tissue lining the mouth (stomatitis) and sore throat, and for cancer, especially nose tumors.
Antiurolithiatic activity: It produced a significant decrease in urinary oxalate action and a significant increase in urinary glycoxylate excretion. This produced a reduction in liver GAO and GAD activities.Aphrodisiac activity: The enhanced relaxant effect was attributed to the increase of nitric oxide from the endothelium and nitrergic nerve endings, which may account for an aphrodisiac potential. CNS activity: Tribulus terrestris extract showed CNS stimulant activity.Cadiotonic activity: Tribulus terrestris have the action of dilating coronary artery and improving coronarycirculation.
Trouble sleeping and irregular periods.
Glycirrhiza glabra has been used for upset stomach (indigestion) and coughs.
Being a herbal drug it's mode of action is not clearly understood since it exerts it's pharmacologic effect in one or more different ways.
Use of this product for long periods or at high doses may lead to high blood pressure, low levels of potassium in the blood, and other problems.
Nausea, skin rash, stomach upset, acute toxicity.