Nature's Way Astragalus Root, 100 Vcaps

Nature's Way

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Features & Benefits

Astragalus is a Chinese herb that has traditionally been used to promote immune function and build stamina. It ranks as one of China's most important herbal medicines. It is harvested wild in Northern China and Mongolia. Early Chinese writings refer to Astragalus as "The Superior Tonic".  
 
Astragalus is used to boost the immune system and defend against viruses that are associated with the common cold. It increases the activity of while blood cells and this in turn, increases the production of antibodies to neautralize bacteria and viruses. Astragalus also enhances the production of interferons, which defent against viral infections. Moreover, Astragalus stimulates natural killer cells whose job is to keep the infection from spreading.
 
According to the University of Maryland Medical Centre, Astragalus has antioxidant properties and may ease the symptoms of heart disease and improve heart function. 

Ingredients

Each capsule contains:
Astragalus membranaceus root       470mg
 
Non-medicinal ingredients:
Plant-derived capsule, cellulose 

Dosage

3 capsule, 3 times per day, with water at mealtimes or as directed by a health care practitioner. 

Contraindications

  • According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, do not use in cases of exterior excess, qi stagnation, damp obstruction, food stagnation, yin deficiency with heat signs, skin lesion in their early stages or where there is a heat toxin. 

Additional Information

Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding. Consult a health care practitioner if you have an autoimmune disorder. 

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