05 Jan Astragalus
This is one of the most used and best known herbs of Chinese medicine. This herb is renowned for stimulating the immune system and aiding digestion problems.
It also heals burns and abscesses, counteracts the negative effects cancer therapy and protects the heart against viral disease.
Astragalus is a member of the legume, or bean, family. It’s roots taste sweet and are the potent parts of the plant. Chinese herbalists prescribe it to build up the vital energy, or qi, of a weakened person and include it in many remedies. It can encourage urination, speed healing of burns and abscesses and help the immune system.
How It May Benefit You…
- aids your immune system
- heals wounds, burns, abscesses
- digestion problems – loss of appetite
- colds and flu
- weakness and fatigue
- nerve troubles and anxiety
- used to help people recover from chemotherapy
- blood abnormalities – has been used for AIDS patients
Always consult a Professional before taking this herb.
WARNING: Herbs should only be used under the supervision of an experienced herbalist or naturopath experienced in herbs.
In the form of capsules, teas and tinctures.