Astragalus Root


DESCRIPTION

Latin Name : Radix Astragali
Chinese Name : 黄芪 
Astragalus is a herb native to northern China. It is one of the most important and commonly used herbs in Traditional Chinese Medicine.


ACTIVE COMPONENTS

Astragalus contains numerous compounds, including flavonoids, polysaccharides, amino acids and trace minerals, and is often used for treating the common cold and upper repiratory infections. It may also be used in the treatment of hepatitis, chronic colitis, cardiovascular diseases and viral conditions.

BENEFITS
  • Stimulates the immune system
  • Strengthens the body during periods of immune deficiency and is effective with allergies and in avoidance of the white blood cell deficiencies (leukopenia) that occur during chemotherapy
  • Fights bacteria, virus, and inflammation
  • Protects the liver
  • Acts as a diuretic
  • Benefits digestive functions
  • Treats disorders of the skin from burns to carbuncles

Research

Our herbs and nutrients are carefully selected - backed by a significant body of research which grows daily. Of the numerous studies our doctors reviewed, the following are some of the most relevant.

There are 2,980 studies on Astragalus Root and counting

We are constantly reviewing new research. Have a study you think we should take a look at? Let us know.

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