Pukka – Wholistic Shatavari
Shatavari has been used for thousands of years in India as a powerful female food supplement due to its superior qualities in supporting the female body. Shatavari thrives in dry arid soils where it has evolved an amazing ability to retain moisture. It is this quality that affirms a reputation for its uniquely soothing, moistening and nourishing properties. Shatavari is also a known adaptogen which enables it to maintain the perfect internal balance, helping you to stay radiant and brimming with vitality.
Pukka’s Wholistic™ Shatavari uses a unique extraction process to retain all active compounds to ensure a powerful extract that is concentrated 10:1. Just two capsules is equivalent to 25,600mg of shatavari.
A microscopic blue-green freshwater plant, Spirulina naturally occurs in tropical and subtropical lakes. Spirulina has been around for a long time, evolving over three billion years ago and is one of the earliest life-forms on Earth. And it’s no wonder it’s survived so long with its incredible nutritional profile; spirulina contains 60% protein, is packed with beta-carotene and other vitamins and minerals, is high in GLA (or Gamma Linoleic Acid to give it its full name) and contains a remarkable blue-green pigment called phycocyanin.
Shatavari, is a nourishing tonic for women during all stages of life. In Ayurveda it’s known as ‘she who has a hundred husbands’, referring to both its ability to boost fertility and its physical appearance. The name shatavari is derived from the Sanskrit words shat, which means ‘100’ and vri, which means ‘root’. The word vari can also mean ‘husband’, which explains the ‘she who has a hundred husbands’ nick name.
Ginger Zingiber officinale is a herbaceous perennial that produces spicy rhizomes that have both culinary and medicinal uses. Grown all over the tropical world ginger produces a spicy root that is hot and nourishing. The ginger we useis grown in India where where it soaks up the sun giving it intense heat and in the roots. Ginger is fantastically warming and pungent. Its spicy nature makes it an excellent aid for healthy digestion, bright eyes and warm hands.
Nutrigest™ is a unique herbal formulation with Seaweed, Spirulina and Ginger blended to help you get the most out of your Wholistic blends. Seaweed and Spirulina are incredibly nutrient dense and Ginger is wonderfully warming, helping to assist assimilation. The combination of these three ingredients helps to boost the body’s absorption capacity. The seaweed is sourced from northern artic waters and is considered to be one of the most nutritious vegetables on the planet as it uptakes a diverse range of minerals from the sea. Spirulina is a form of blue-green algae that is one of the earliest photosynthesizing species. It is dense with protein, B vitamins and beta-carotene and we get ours from an organic sun-soaked farm in India. Ginger is indigenous to southern Asia and is famous for its hot and spicy taste that awakens digestion. This unique trio in Nutrigest™ ensures that you get the most from your Pukka formulas.