Astragalus Root (Astragalus membranaceus)

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Astragalus Membranaceus

Astragalus is an herb native to Northern provinces of China. The dried root has been used in traditional Chinese therapies for centuries. It is commonly used as a tonic to supplement immune system health.

Astragalus Root Extract

Our Astragalus root powder is a 10:1 extract that uses water and ethanol for the extraction. Using extracts over whole herb powders provides greater health benefits. Though herbal supplementation in general is beneficial, taking a whole herb does not guarantee the actual potency of the supplement. A Certificate of Analysis (COA) is displayed on each product page which shows proof of potency, extraction method and other useful information disclosing the quality of our product.

Astragalus Root Extract Health Benefits

Supplementing with Astragalus root can promote immune system health by protecting telomeres. Telomeres are the caps at the end of chromosomes that protect them from deterioration. They may also aid prevent them from sticking to other chromosomes [1]. Astragalus also promotes a healthy respiratory system.

Synonyms: Astragalus Membranaceus, Astragalus mongholicus, Huang Qi, milk vetch, locoweed

Sources

  1. http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/rej.2010.1085
  2. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25625352
  3. http://www.nature.com/aps/journal/v30/n12/full/aps2009168a.html

Additional Resources

Astragalus Wikipedia Entry

Astragalus Examine Entry

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