Categories Food, Groceries Tea, Herbal
Categories Health Topics Colds, Flu & Viral Astragalus
Starwest Botanicals, Organic Astragalus Root, Cut & Sifted, 1 lb
- Shipping Weight: 1.18 lbs (0.54kg)
- Product Code: STR-09019
- UPC Code: 767963090195
- Package Quantity: 1 lb
- Dimensions: 2.5 x 5.6 x 6.3 in, 1 lbs (0.45kg)
Priced together: $25.82 Priced separately: $27.82
- Astragalus Membranaceus
- Origin: China
- Kosher Certified by Kosher Certification Services
- Certified Organic by QAI, Inc.
Astragalus root is one of many herbs known by several names. Astragalus membranaceus and Astragalus propinquus are both Latin names for the unique plant more commonly known as Astragalus root. Astragalus comes from the pea family, and has been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine. Astragalus herb is thought to boost overall vitality. In Chinese medicine it has been historically used to promote healing and reduce fatigue.
You can utilize sliced Astragalus root whole, cut and sifted or in a powder. A tea is commonly used to promote digestion. The tea can be made from the dried astragalus root. Starwest Botanicals offers whole sliced Astragalus Root, a cut and sifted form and astragalus powder for ease of use.
When used appropriately, astragalus herb and extract appears to be safe and to have few side effects. However, as with any herbal supplement, always check with your health care provider before taking astragalus root. Pregnant or nursing women should not use astragalus root, as research has not verified its effects.