Shatavari, Asparagus racemosus, is a rejuvenating female tonic. Ayurvedic use as primary treatment of infertility and menopausal symptoms. Adaptogenic effect. Shatavari,is native to Asia and west Africa. Prefers rich moist soils in a protected position with filtered light. Drought and frost tender. An evergreen, woody vine, growing to 2m.