Astragalus Root (Huang qi) has been used as
a popular herbal tonic in China for many centuries. Some of the known active
components include flavonoids, free amino acids, trace minerals and polyphenols.
Astragalus is an adaptogen, it helps the body regain balance and is the most
popular herb in Chinese medicine for its tonifying, diuretic, cardiotonic,
vasodilating and other useful qualities, to help maintain normal functions of
the liver, lung, kidney, stomach and heart, to boost energy, defer aging,
detoxify, etc., to bolster white blood cells growth, support the immune systems,
and to promote the effect of other herbs, and help reduce side effect of
chemotherapy and radiation.