Ingredients Glossary

Astragalus

Astragalus
Botanical name: Astragalus membranaceus

Alternative Names
Astragalus
Chinese milkvetch
Goat's thorn

Astragalus root (huangqi) has been highly regarded in TCM for centuries.
A number of active constituents of Astragalus root have been identified and characterized. These components include saponins and isoflavones.

Functions:
Astragalus has been used to support immune function, to help maintain stamina and endurance, and as adjunctive remedy when suffering from colds and influenza.

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