Study of physico-chemical parameters of <i>Asparagus racemosus</i> for Nepal

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  • Umesh Krishna Shrestha Department of Plant Resources, Natural Product Research Laboratory
  • K. K. Shrestha Department of Plant Resources, Natural Product Research Laboratory

Keywords:

Asparagus racemosus, Physico-chemical Parameters, Plant-derived estrogens, Standardization, Saponins

Abstract

Asparagus racemosus, Shatavari, is reported to nourish and cleanse the blood and the female reproductive organs. It is a source of plant-derived estrogens, making Shatavari a healthy choice for women. Asparagus is one of the medicinal plants that are being exported from Nepal in wild form.  Quality of a medicinal plant is determined by its Physico-chemical Parameters and the amount of active principle. In this paper the study of various parameters of Asparagus from eight different localities are presented.

Keywords: Asparagus racemosus; Physico-chemical Parameters; Plant-derived estrogens; Standardization; Saponins.

Bulletin of the Department of Plant Resources Vol. 30, 2008, pp 102-104.

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Author Biographies

Umesh Krishna Shrestha, Department of Plant Resources, Natural Product Research Laboratory

Department of Plant Resources, Natural Product Research Laboratory

K. K. Shrestha, Department of Plant Resources, Natural Product Research Laboratory

Department of Plant Resources, Natural Product Research Laboratory

Published

2008-12-21

How to Cite

Shrestha, U. K., & Shrestha, K. K. (2008). Study of physico-chemical parameters of <i>Asparagus racemosus</i> for Nepal. Bulletin of the Department of Plant Resources, 30, 102–104. Retrieved from https://www.nepjol.info/index.php/BDPR/article/view/1536

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