Don't confuse asparagus racemosus with Asparagus officinalis, which is the type of asparagus that is commonly eaten as a vegetable.
People use asparagus racemosus for upset stomach (dyspepsia), constipation, stomach spasms, and stomach ulcers. It is also used for fluid retention, pain, anxiety, cancer, diarrhea, bronchitis, tuberculosis, dementia, and diabetes.
Some people use it to ease alcohol withdrawal.
Women use asparagus racemosus for premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and uterine bleeding; and to start breast milk production.
Asparagus racemosus is also used to increase sexual desire (as an aphrodisiac).
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