- Astragalus is an adaptogen that may possess a powerful tool to support the body's healthy response to various stresses, including physical, mental, or emotional stress.
- Our Astragalus Root Extract Powder has a variety of possible antioxidant properties that may help the body naturally inhibit free radical production
Our Astragalus Root Extract Powder is a 10:1 ratio meaning each serving is 10 times more concentrated than the whole root.
Recent research indicates that astragalus may possibly offer antioxidant support to people with a variety of ailments. At low-to-moderate doses, astragalus only has a few side effects, although it may interact with other herbs and prescription medications. Astragalus may possibly have mild diuretic (rids the body of excess fluid) activity.
Modern Chinese clinical studies have also found that the herb may contain an anti-clotting agent and may possibly support healthy circulation. Chinese researchers have had good preliminary results using Astragalus compounds called astragalosides for possibly supporting a healthy heart. Astragalus root is said to possibly support a healthy immune system response in seriously debilitated patients.
Science shows that the herb appears to support the production of healthy T-cells (white blood cells), which attack the invaders that cause disease and may help support healthy cells while defending against unhealthy cells. The herb may also activate the p53 gene, which prevents defective cells from multiplying. Gene p53 acts as a "molecular patrolman" that ensures that genetically defective cells do not multiply.
Some possible health benefits and traditional uses of Astragalus Root Extract Powder may include:
Is an adaptogen - which may support a healthy stress response
May support a healthy immune system response
May support healthy adrenal function
May support a healthy response to allergies
Possibly helps to reduce asthma reactions
May support the body's ability to fight fatigue
May support the body's natural appetite
May support the body's ability to build healthy RBC
May support the healing of wounds
May support cardiovascular health
May support healthy kidney function
May support healthy blood sugar levels
Possibly helps to reduce stomach ulcers
May support a healthy digestive system
Constituents of Astragalus include:
Phytochemicals: Saponins, flavonoids, polysaccharides and glycosides, soyasapogenoside, formononentin, calycosin, canavanine, gama-aminobutyric acid, asparamide, prolin, astragaloside I, astragaloside II, astragaloside IV; 3S-(-)mucronulatol-7-D-glucopyranoside, astraglan I, astraglan II, astraglan III, astragaloside V-VIII, dimethyl 4, 4-dimethoxy-5, 6, 5', 6'-dimethylenedioxybiphenyl-2, 2-dicar-oxylate, daucosterol, isorhamnetin, formononetin4-O-glucoside, Beta-sitosterol, astrafalussaponin I, II, III, kumatakenin, 1-3-hydroxy-9-methoxpterocarpan
Trace minerals: Iron, zinc
Amino Acids: Aspartic acid, threonine, serine, glutamic acid, glycine, alanine, methionine, isoleucine, leucine, tryptophan, phenylalanine, cystine
Lipids: Linoleic acid, linolenic acid
Vitamins: Choline, betaine, folic acid
Flavones: Kaempferol, quercetin, quercetin-3-glucoside
This product is 100% natural and minimally processed:
Taste, smell, texture, and color may vary from batch to batch.
Suggested Use: Mix 1/3 teaspoon with juice yogurt, add to your favorite smoothie or infuse into a tea.
Mixing Suggestion: To increase flavor and nutritional profile, combine our fo-ti extract and cordyceps extract powder for a great tonic. And for a little sweetness, add a pinch of our 7% Luo Han extract.
Miscellaneous Facts about our Astragalus Root Extract Powder
Ingredients: Astragalus Root Extract and Tapioca maltodextrin derived from organically grown yuca root*.
Parts Used: Astragalus Root.
Botanical Name: Astragalus membranaceus.
Other Names: Milkvetch Root, Huang Qi, Astragalus, Huang-qi.
Origin: Grown and extracted in China. Packaged with care in Florida, USA.
*This product contains a small amount of tapioca maltodextrin, which is a starch made from organically grown non-GMO yuca root (cassava root). This starch acts as a drying agent and is necessary to keep this powder from clumping into hard chunks or one solid brick. Go here to learn more about why we use non-GMO Yuca Maltodextrin in some products.
How to Maintain Optimum Freshness
Our Astragalus Root Extract Powder is packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness.
Once opened, just push the air out of the pouch before resealing it in order to preserve maximum potency.
Keep your Astragalus Root Extract Powder in a cool, dark, dry place.
This product is 100% natural and minimally processed:
Taste, smell, texture, and color may vary from batch to batch. Go here to learn why our products may naturally vary.
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Astragalus Root Extract Powder
Astragalus Root Extract Powder
I originally bought this for my seasonal allergies. Then I noticed it is slowly increasing my sleep patterns. I've had trouble sleeping all my life. Now with Bee Pollen I no longer get the brain fog