• Health

    ASTRAGALUS

    Uses? Immune boosting Minor infections Tonic properties Antibacterial Antiviral Cold Flu Who? Almost everyone Who can’t? People on any type of medication. Check with doctor Pregnant or breast feeding How long? Up to 60mg daily for up to four months appears to be safe for most people Side effect? None known     Available forms? Capsules, tablets, extracts, tinctures and Chinese formulas Dose? Follow health professional advice or directions on the package Part used? Root Comes from? Native to north-eastern China Other names? Milkvetch Huang qi