- Product Highlights
- Promotes Adaptation to Stress
- Supports Healthy Resistance from the Occasional Physical and Emotional Stressors
- Supports Healthy Immune Functions
- Supports Deep Immune & Liver Functions
SKU 033674101803 Quantity 100 Vcaps Serving Size 3 Capsules Servings Per Container 33 Potency 470 mg Directions Take 3 capsules twice daily with food or water. Warnings Keep out of reach of children. Ingredients …for product label information including a complete list of ingredients, click all product images above.
- Product Details
Astragalus (Astragalus membranaceus) is considered to have a normalizing effect on body functions. It is harvested wild in Northern China and Mongolia.
Astragalus is valued for its tonic and adaptogenic effects. It is one of the most popular herbs in China today. Native to China, astragalus has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine. In the United States, the herb gained popularity in the 1980s. There are actually over 2,000 species of astragalus; however, the two related species Astragalus membranaceus and Astragalus mongholicus are the ones primarily used for health purposes.
What Astragalus Is Used For
Historically, astragalus has been used in traditional Chinese medicine, usually in combination with other herbs, to support and enhance the immune system. It is still widely used in China for chronic hepatitis and as an adjunctive therapy in cancer.
It is also used to prevent and treat common colds and upper respiratory infections. Astragalus has also been used for heart disease.
How Astragalus Is Used
The root of the astragalus plant is typically used in soups, teas, extracts, or capsules. Astragalus is generally used with other herbs, such as ginseng, angelica, and licorice.
What the Science Says
The evidence for using astragalus for any health condition is limited. Results from small or preliminary studies suggest that astragalus may benefit heart function and help the immune system fight infections.
A few studies have shown potential benefits for using astragalus—in combination with another herb, glossy privet (Ligustrum lucidum)—as an adjunctive therapy for cancer. In general, however, these studies were not well designed.
Astragalus Brand: Nature's WayPrice: $7.87 - In stock
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