ASTRAGALUS (A. membranaceus) aka - Huangi Qu, Astragali
Astragalus has shown as a strong immune-system enhancer herb and superior tonic, thus it aids in recovery from illness and surgery. It combats fatigue by nourishing exhausted adrenals. It is an adaptogen that has been credited with promoting the long life of the cell; it increases the strength of T-cells. T-cells are the white blood cells of the body that attack the invaders that cause disease in the body. It appears to protect healthy cells even when chemotherapy has been used. It has shown to increase energy, by reducting toxicity in the liver. It helps blood pressure, dilates blood vessels and increases endurance to fatigued hearts.
Primary uses: Here are just a few of the maladies that Astragalus can provide relief for: Blood Pressure (lowers), Immune System Function, Liver Conditions, Prolapsed Organs, Loss of Energy