Astragalus Root {Astragalus membranaceus}

Astragalus root has historically been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine as a Qi tonic. It is an immunomodulator boosting one’s immune system and providing assistance to those struggling with fatigue. As a cardiotonic it benefits the cardiovascular system in addition to the endocrine system, kidneys, and liver.

Astragalus root is sweet in taste and slightly warming in action, It strengthens the vital force (Qi), boosts the immune system, and strengthens the heart and lungs.

Family: Fabaceae

Habitat: Native to Mongolia, northern and eastern China and Tibet

Part used: Root from 4-7 year old plants

Associated Systems
Immune System, Female Reproductive System, Male Reproductive System, Urinary System, Endocrine System

Immune Spleen Trophorestorative, Immune Thymus Trophorestorative, Immune Antimicrobial, Immune Adaptogen, Immune Immunostimulant, Immune Immunomodulator, Female Reproductive Adaptogen, Male Reproductive Adaptogen, Urinary Adaptogen, Spleen Trophorestorative, Thymus Trophorestorative, Adrenal Trophorestorative, Adaptogen, Antioxidant, Cardiotonic, Diuretic, Hepatoprotective, Hypoglycemic, Neuroprotective, Peripheral vasodilator

Warnings & Interactions: 1B {Safety Chart}

These monographs are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or illness. It is always advisable to consult with your trusted Herbalist or healthcare professional prior to use. Click here to book your appointment.

. Find a complete list of references for this monograph and a review of its evidence based applications in “Naturopathic Botanical Medicine” by Dr. Anthony Godfrey, and Paul Richard Saunders with Kerry Barlow, Cindy Gilbert, Mathew Gowan and Fraser Smith.
. Teachings by John Redden
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