Astragalus: A. Membranaceus


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Description

Uses:

Astragalus supports immune health to help you stay feeling your best and supports the body’s immune defenses to stay feeling healthy. Astragalus is used in Traditional Chinese Medicine as an adaptogen to help increase energy and resistance to stress. Long history of use as a Qi tonic.

 

Qualities: 

The slices are yellow in color and have a sweet, moistening taste with a firm, fibrous texture.

Most authorities on TCM recommend taking 9-15 grams (3 to 5 tablespoons) of the whole herb per day as a decoction, made by boiling the ground, dried root in water for a few minutes and then brewing the tea. It may also be taken in capsule or extract form. Astragalus is widely used in TCM for a variety of ailments and functions. It is traditionally valued for supporting healthy immune function and has been observed to support the heart in healthy subjects. Other common names include membranous milkvetch and huang qi.

 

Precautions
No known precautions. We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications. 

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