Astragalus is a large genus of about 3,000 species of herbs and small shrubs, belonging to the legume family Fabaceae. It is the largest genus of plants in terms of described species. The genus is native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. The natural gum tragacanth is made from several species of Astragalus occurring in the Middle East. Also Astragalus propinquus (syn. Astragalus membranaceus) has a history of use as a herbal medicine used in systems of traditional Chinese medicine and Persian medicine.
In traditional Chinese medicine A. membranaceus has been used to reinforce qi and strengthen the superficial resistance, and promote the discharge of pus and the growth of new tissue. Extracts of Astragalus propinquus (syn. Astragalus membranaceus) are marketed as life-prolonging extracts for human use.
Features and benefits:
Used in Herbal medicine to help maintain a healthy immune system
Adults: Take 2 capsules 2 times per day half an hour before dinner (on an empty stomach), or as directed by your health care practitioner.
Caution: Consult your health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or have an auto-immune disorder. Do not use if seal is broken. Keep out of the reach of children. Recyclable container and label. Product of Canada.
|Active ingredients per capsule|
|Other ingredients: Astragaloside IV 98% (35 mg) Cycloastragenol (5 mg), Silicon dioxide, Vegetable capsule|
Sizes: 100 Vegetable Capsules