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Astragalus Root

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Astragalus Root (lat. Astragali Radix) is one of the most important plants in Chinese and Mongolian medicine. It is used in the treatment of chronic d..

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Astragalus Root (lat. Astragali Radix) is one of the most important plants in Chinese and Mongolian medicine. It is used in the treatment of chronic diseases, general weakness, to increase vitality and to maintain good health. Astragalus has multidirectional properties, including adaptogenic effects. So far, astragalus has been studied mainly for its immunostimulating effect and therefore it is mainly used in the treatment of immune disorders, as well as strengthening and toning effect . However, at present, interest in this plant has been aroused by the ability of the active substances contained in the extract of this plant to increase the activity of chromosome telomerase. This extends the lifetime of cells, tissues and organs, and thus may contribute to slowing down the aging processes.


Health properties

  • Antioxidant;
  • Immunomodulating; 
  • Anti-inflammatory; 
  • Anti-diabetic;
  • Antiatherosclerotic;
  • Strengthening during the treatment of severe diseases.



  • Shows an indirect protective effect on the liver (hepatocytes), nervous, urinary and circulatory systems;
  • In the prevention of immune disorders due to its immunostimulating effect;
  • The active substances have the unique property of increasing the activity of chromosome telomerase, extending the survival time of cells as well as of tissues and organs themselves. It is associated with the potential slowing of the aging processes and the reversal of age-related immune disorders;
  • It is used in the malfunctioning of the cardiovascular system, states of fatigue and exhaustion;
  • Beneficial effects in viral infections;
  • It is recommended for people who train endurance sports, who are exposed to increased physical activity, because by improving efficiency, increasing the effectiveness of exercises and accelerating regeneration after training, reducing the level of muscle acidification and accelerating their regeneration.


Dosage and how to use


One tablespoon of ground root pour a glass of water, bring to a boil and cook for 10 minutes over low heat. Consume half a glass 4 times a day.

Root powder:

Consume half a teaspoon 3-4 times a day after mixing with hot water.


Mix the powdered or chopped root with 40 - 70% alcohol in a 1: 5 ratio. Macerate for about 2 weeks. Consume 5ml (1 teaspoon) 2-3 times a day.


Side effects

None reported.


Astragalus is considered a safe and well-tolerated plant. However, due to the lack of studies on the safety of Astragalus in pregnant and breastfeeding women, administration of preparations in this group is not recommended. People suffering from diabetes, hypertension should consult a doctor before starting supplementation.  In addition, the substances contained in Astragalus may interact with some immunosuppressants, used, for example, in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, pemphigus or ulcerative colitis, reducing their effectiveness.


100% natural, organic, no additives.

Our herbs are certified to not contain allergens and are GMO free, organic. Carefully collected from their wild sites. Free from environmental pollutions.

Packed in a paper pouch with ziplock, heat sealed to preserve the aroma and properties.


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