Astragalus is believed to stimulate the immune function and have antioxidant effects. In Chinese medicine it is an important herb for invigorating vital energy, health promotion and strengthening Qi. It is an overall body tonic used to enhance recuperation and reduce fatigue, strengthens digestion and the movement and muscle tone of the small intestine.
It is a beneficial herb for those that suffer fatigue, low vitality and recurrent infections.
Cautions: Always consult your healthcare professional before taking. Do not use during acute stages of infection, avoid if taking warfarin or beta blockers. Use with caution if on immunosuppressive therapy.