Herb Medicine Natural Pure Astragalus Powder
Astragalus is a large genus of about 3,000 species of herbs and small shrubs, belonging to the legume family Fabaceae and the subfamily Faboideae. It is the largest genus of plants in terms of described species.The genus is native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. Astragalus propinquus (syn. A. 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.
Astragalus powder has been used in health care products and pharmaceutical field due to following functions:
1. It has the function of reducing side effects of chemotherapy.
2. It might help control blood sugar and insulin levels in people with type 2 diabetes.
3. It has the function of enhancing immunity, protecting the body from diseases.
4. It has been used to protect and support the immune system, antibacterial, and antiinflammatory, for preventing colds and upper respiratory infections.