Asparagus Racemosus, a Climbing Ayurvedic Medicinal Plant: Review on its Cultivation, Morphology and Medicinal Significance

  • Subhajit Makar NSHM Knowledge Campus
  • Mir Sahidul Ali Tripura University
  • Souvik Mukherjee NSHM Knowledge Campus
  • Debayan Roy NSHM Knowledge Campus
  • Gargi Pal Central University of Punjab
Keywords: Shatavari, Asparagus racemosus, Herbal, Phytochemicals


Asparagus racemosus (A. racemosus) is a well-known medicinal plant due its various application in Ayurveda. It contains various type of secondary metabolite active natural products (or ingredients) such as steroids, alkaloids, flavonoids, furan derivatives and essential oils. In the present scenario due to growing catastrophic effect of diseases in human life, researchers are trying to stop synthetic drugs by replacing with herbal drugs. Herbal drug treatments are in general used to provide first-line and public health provider, both to persons abode in faraway areas the place it is the only on hand wellness service, and to people residing in bad areas the place it offers the one cheap relief. In this point of view A. racemosus can show a new path of herbal treatment.

Author Biographies

Subhajit Makar, NSHM Knowledge Campus

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology,
NSHM Knowledge Campus, Kolkata, India

Mir Sahidul Ali, Tripura University

Department of Chemical & Polymer Engineering,
Tripura University, Suryamaninagar, Tripura, India

Souvik Mukherjee, NSHM Knowledge Campus

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology,
NSHM Knowledge Campus, Kolkata, India

Debayan Roy, NSHM Knowledge Campus

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology,
NSHM Knowledge Campus, Kolkata, India

Gargi Pal, Central University of Punjab

School of Basic & Applied Sciences,
Central University of Punjab,
Bathinda, Punjab, India


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How to Cite
Makar, S., Ali, M.S., Mukherjee, S., Roy, D. and Pal, G. 2018. Asparagus Racemosus, a Climbing Ayurvedic Medicinal Plant: Review on its Cultivation, Morphology and Medicinal Significance. PharmaTutor. 6, 12 (Dec. 2018), 46-54. DOI: