Astragalus Root (Astragalus membranaceus) is a perennial plant native to China,Mongolia and Korea inhabiting mostly pine forests and sandy soils.. Over 2000 year ago Chinese herbalists started using Astragalus Root as a tonic for a variety of ailments. This ancient cure-all contains; amino acids, antioxidants, iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc, flavonoids, calciuim, essential fatty acids, polysaccharides, saponins and copper.

Astragalus Root supplements have been shown to speed recovery and extend life expectancy in people whose immune systems have been weakened by radiation and chemotherapy. Extensive research is currently being done in the USA and Europe on Astragalus Root and people with AIDS.

Health benefits of Astragalus Root:

  • Aids adrenal gland function
  • Immune booster
  • Raises metabolism
  • Used to treat allergies
  • Aids in adrenal gland function
  • Promotes tissue regeneration
  • Energy booster
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • May aid in fighting cancer
  • Promotes healthy lung function
  • Aids in digestive issues such as gas, bloating and diarrhea
  • Spleen tonic
  • Helps maintain healthy blood sugar
  • Used to fight the common cold and the flu
  • Aids in preventing outbreaks of genital herpes
  • Traditionally used to treat – anemia, allergies, fatigue, heart disease, kidney disease and stomach ulcers

This therapeutic and effective herb can be found in the following Detoxologie products:

  • Kids’ Boost