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Astragalus is a plant in the Leguminosae family grown in the north and eastern parts of China, as well as in Mongolia and Korea. A popular adaptogen, astragalus has been used traditionally in numerous parts of the world to improve a variety of bodily functions and ailments.
The sweet yet sharp flavor of Astragalus Root makes for an enticing herbal tea option.
What Astragalus root is used for
Astragalus Root acts as a tonic to protect the immune system, making it good for colds, flu, and immune-deficiency-related problems, including cancer and tumors. It has historically been used to produce spontaneous sweating.
- Helps to reduce side effects of chemotherapy- Astragalus is known for its healing effects, suggesting that astragalus might reduce nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and bone marrow suppression (a decrease in the cells that provide immunity) that is associated with chemotherapy treatments.
- Immune System- astragalus acts as an immune system tonic. It activates T-cells and seeks out free radicals everywhere in the body, neutralizing them before they can stimulate cellular mutation, and eliminate infectious pathogens. The adaptogenic qualities of astragalus can actually help your immune system become smarter and more effective in its handling of any foreign pathogen and substance, therefore boosting the general strength of your immune system for simple colds and infections.