Benefits Of Astragalus Root Extract...

Enhances Energy, Aids Metabolism To Work More Efficiently

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The benefits of Astragalus extract also involve its action as a tonic. Tonic herbs have valuable properties as they enhance healing and can be used every day.

These herbs are known for their action to encourage well being, and enhance your energy levels, which helps to combat fatigue, increase stamina and help prolonged stress.

If you have symptoms of MCS, also known as multiple chemical sensitivity, the action of this herb to boost your energy levels is very helpful to assist you. 

It also helps chronic fatigue which is a closely related health problem, and by assisting you to cope better it will enhance your overall health.

Benefits Of Astragalus ... An Adaptogenic Herb

Astragalus is an adaptogenic herb that is being studied for its action to protect the body against heavy metals and chemical toxins, so this may be an important herb for those who have a build up of toxins in the liver.

It is also known to aid the metabolism to work more efficiently, and may help to protect you from developing high blood pressure. It is known to be beneficial to strengthen the heart, and to generally improve its function.

This herb improves digestion and this relates to its role to lower acidity in the stomach. It also helps waste elimination to be easier and quicker, so it may aid you if you have constipation.

Natural herb based remedies made from astragalus extract are very beneficial immune system herbs that are very easy to use.

You will often find Astragalus in cold or flu remedies as it has a good action as one of the natural immune system boosters.

It is commonly used in combination with other immune boosting herbs, as well as being used as a treatment for the symptoms of adrenal fatigue. It can be used as a treatment for mononucleosis, and is specifically helpful if combined with codonopsis and myrrh.

Benefits Of Astragalus ... For Colds And Flu

You may get the extract made from the astragalus root in supplements that are combination remedies that also contain other herbs, and in particular mixed with other herbs for the immune system.

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Ancient Chinese texts were said to have recommended that it be mixed with other herbs to enhance the effectiveness of the other herbs.

It is also an effective remedy to use to help asthma as it aids lung function.

This herb will aid adrenal exhaustion as it helps the adrenal glands, which may be why it is effective to aid fatigue generally.

Many immune system supplements contain this herb mixed with vitamins and minerals and other natural herbs that are known to aid the immune system.

Herbs such as elderberry, andrographis, echinacea and goldenseal root tinctures are found in many of these combination remedies, and it may also be found along with other herbal adaptogens.

It also aids the spleen and the liver, and this liver strengthening is of great benefit to many chemically sensitive people, as liver problems are quite common if you have chemical sensitivity.

Combinations of all of these herbs are commonly found as ingredients in natural lozenges, that you may suck if you have a sore throat. 

Its anti-inflammatory action makes it an effective remedy to help spring allergies. It may also aid you if you have the symptoms of spring allergies as it is known to inhibit the release of histamine from mast cells.

As the benefits of astragalus are well-known to aid the body to fight colds and flu, it is a common and very effective part of many natural remedies for cold and flu

Benefits Of Astragalus Herb ... Side Effects

There are few side effects, although it must be noted that if you are on prescription drugs such as immuno-suppressants or anti-viral medications it may interfere with their action.

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Its action boosts the way any other remedies work, so if you are using any medications check with your doctor whether you may combine them with this herb.

You may also get this herb as an ointment, that is best used on unbroken skin, not on open wounds, and is excellent to aid healing as it is anti-bacterial.

Using the tea may be beneficial way to have it during the winter months, to enhance your immune function.

Astragalus tea is a restorative as it boosts energy levels and makes you feel good. It is easy to use on a daily basis, and is an easy and effective way to boost your immune system function.

There are a number of other health problems that may be helped by this herb. As the astragalus root is high in polysaccharides it is said to have a beneficial effect on insulin resistance and hyperglycemia.

One of the benefits of astragalus is that it may also help herpes, and many users find that their herpes does not flare up as often when taking this herb.

You can get astragalus as a tincture or as a dried herb. Astragalus root tea is becoming more well known as a herbal tea that you may use to aid your healing.

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