Origin: Dingxi, Gansu Province,China
Net weight: 250g/bag.
Astragalus (Huang Qi) is a plant native to Asia. The Chinese name of the herb, huang qi, means "yellow leader", because the root is yellow and it is considered to be one of the most important herbs in traditional Chinese medicine. The part of the plant used medicinally is the root.
In traditional Chinese medicine, astragalus is usually made into a decoction - the roots are boiled in water then removed. It's often combined with other herbs, such as ginseng. Astragalus can also be found in supplement form at some health food stores.
Astragalus is used in traditional Chinese medicine for night sweats, diarrhea and for energy tonics that are taken daily at certain times of the year.
One of the key uses for astragalus is to improve immune function. Although more evidence is needed, one of the ways astragalus is thought to work is by increasing the production of immune cells. It may also have mild antiviral activity and help with the prevention of colds. There's little evidence from human studies, however, on the effectiveness of astragalus as an antiviral.
Astragalus is also used for various heart conditions. It may have a diuretic effect which would lower blood pressure and it may cause blood vessels to relax. It hasn't been explored in human studies, so it shouldn't be used as a replacement for conventional care
Theoretically, astragalus can increase the effectiveness of antiviral medications
Astragalus is usually used in the kitchen, do chicken or duck soup when put in 5 grams, it will be very helpful to the healthy.Is also very convenient
Huang Qi herb is used in the daily dosage of 9 to 30g. In most cases, it is cooked in boiling water to make tea or soup for consumption.