Astragalus Root - ASTRAGALUS MEMBRANACEUS
(Cut & Sifted) (Organically Grown) Available in 1 OZ.
Description: Astragalus is a perennial herb belonging to the Leguminosae (Fabaceae) family. Astragalus is considered a powerful immune booster and it is one of the principal herbs used in Chinese Medicine. Cooking it with broths, rice, or beans has been considered a boost during illnesses that prevent one from eating normally.
Other Names: Astragalus Mongholicus, Huang-Qi, Milk Vetch Root, Yellow Vetch
Part Used: Dried root cut
Culinary Uses: Astragalus can be cooked into an immune building soup with garlic, onions, carrots, shiitake mushrooms and miso. To make a tea, steep 1 teaspoon of dried Astragalus root in 1 cup of boiling water for 3 - 5 minutes.
Medicinal Uses: Astragalus is considered to raise metabolism and strengthen digestion, and to be supportive during healing.
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