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ASTRAGALUS, Astragalus membranaceus
Parts used: Root
Constituents: Flavonoids, polysaccharides, triterpene glycosides, amino acids, and trace minerals
Actions Indications
Immune modulator Increases white blood cells, chronic fatigue syndrome, auto immune diseases,  Alzheimer's, low metabolism, night sweats. Increases phagocytosis and cell replication, lung cancer, restores bone marrow and RBC formation, increases pituitary-adrenal cortical function. Repairs and protects the liver, and Chemotherapy +Ginseng, Q10, Vit C, E, anti-oxidants
Anti-inflammatory Chronic infections from bacteria and virus, hepatitis
Tonic Prolapse of internal organs, blood deficiency, increases Qi
Diuretic mild Oedema
Hypotensive High blood pressure
Cardio tonic  
Herbal extract, 30-60mL per week
Energetics: Warming, sweet
Contraindications: Do not use in acute inflammations, like cold sore
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