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Astragalus membranaceus

Use this herb for:


  • Adaptogen

  • Immune modulation

  • Antiviral

  • Heart Tonic

  • Lowers blood pressure

  • Diuretic

  • Antioxidant

  • Reduces fatigue and boost recovery

  • Used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) to promote Blood and Qi and as an immune system tonic.

  •  To rebuild the immune system in recurrent infections

  • To support chronic viral infections

  • In cases of lack of appetite, diarrhea, excessive sweating

  • To recover after long-term steroid use

  • To support general cardiovascular health

  • To help reduce cholesterol and triglyceride levels

  • Reduces inflammation in the kidneys



  • Triterpenoid saponins (Astragalosides I-VII)

  • Flavonoids

  • Astroglucans A through C


Sweet, warming, grounding, drying and nourishing
Supporting to the Atrophic and Depressed Tissue State

Astragalus has a commanding power to its taste, the plants actions and to how it influences the body.  The plant has a grandfather energy - warm, gentle smile offering lots of wisdom.  Through these three attributes comes the Astragalus offers protection against disharmonious external influence, promotes regulation of internal process and trains the body to find strength in itself.


Astragalus grows abundantly on grassy hills and thickets. Native to the North and Eastern regions of China, Mongolia and Korea. It prefers sandy and well-drained soil, which is exposed to plenty of sunlight in nitrogen poor soil. Autumn is usually when the roots of a four-year-old plant will be harvested.


Not recommended to be used during acute infection.
Contraindicated with some medications. Check with a herbalist for these interactions.

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