Benefits Of Astragalus Root Extract...

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The benefits of astragalus root extract for aiding the immune system is well known, especially as part of Chinese herbal medicine, where it is used to strengthen the immune system. 

The part of the astragalus herb used to make tinctures is the root. The root extract is commonly used in Chinese herbal remedies, and these are excellent tonics to create an increase in your energy levels. 

This may be helpful to you if you have multiple chemical sensitivity or allergies that make you feel tired or lethargic.

The American variety of this herb, known as locoweed, is not the one used to make herbal remedies. The specific variety of Astragalus herb used to make herbal tinctures is grown in China.

Benefits Of Astragalus Root Extract

There are quite a few benefits of astragalus root extract, including being a useful tonic to enhance overall comfort and well-being, and is known to heighten energy levels. There are a number of astragalus benefits to aid you to recuperate after illness.

It is important to understand that it is only the Chinese variety of this herb that is beneficial to use. The Chinese herb is readily available, and the astragalus membranaceus root extract remedies are well known for their effectiveness.

The American herb called locoweed, is known to contain neurotoxins that have bad side effects... so do not use the locoweed variety.

Benefits Of Astragalus Extract ... Why Use It?

Astragalus is categorized as one of the immune system herbs, and has been in use in Chinese medicine for about 2000 years. The root of the astragalus herb is used to make an extract that is the active ingredient in remedies made from this Chinese herb.

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It is one of the Chinese tonic herbs, called this due to its positive effect and because you can take it every day without this impacting you negatively.

This herb is one of the natural antiviral herbs, and is known to strengthen your resistance to infection.

It will help you to deal with fatigue better and is helpful if you have been experiencing on-going stress. 

The extract produced from the Astragalus root acts as an adaptogen that has an excellent function to aid the immune system.

It's effectiveness is well known to assist the body to have a greater resistance to infection.

The natural metabolism of the body can cause free radicals to form, and their action can create oxidative damage in your cells. This damage is related to the aging process, so it is important to help to prevent this process from happening.

This anti aging herb combines well with other herbs. It may be found combined in remedies with herbs that are both anti inflammatory and hepa protective, such as turmeric, milk thistle and schisandra berry.

Benefits Of Astragalus ... Combining It With Other Herbs

There are claims that the Chinese variety induces the production of interferon, an important natural chemical that aids the immune system.

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This herb may be combined with other immune boosting herbs, in addition to its use as an adrenal gland fatigue treatment.

It works well in combination with Codonopsis root also known as Dang Shen, another quite powerful adaptogenic herb.

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

It does depend on what health conditions the biochemist who makes the remedies wish to help, and it can be combined with other herbs to create very effective remedies.

One such mixture that I have recently come across combines this herb in a mixture called Superior CBD Oil. This herbal remedy is a mixture of Astralgalus Codonopis also called Dang Shen, and other herbs, along with a number of other useful ingredients to assist your energy levels as well as promoting healthy aging.

Dang Shen is a tonic herb that is used to assist adrenal exhaustion. It is used in remedies aimed at reducing stress and is known to improve stamina levels and fatigue, and to improve brain function.

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Benefits Of Astragalus Extract ... Anti Aging

The natural metabolism of the body can cause free radicals to form, and their action can create oxidative damage in your cells.

Astragalus HerbAstragalus Herb. Image © Wikimedia.com cc-sa

This damage is related to the aging process, so it is important to help to prevent this process from happening.

This anti aging herb combines well with other herbs and these mixtures may be helpful to stave off uncomfortable symptoms.

It may be found combined in remedies with herbs that are both anti inflammatory and hepa-protective, such as turmeric, milk thistle and schisandra berry.

This herb may be combined with other immune boosting herbs, in addition to its use as an adrenal gland fatigue treatment.

It works well in combination with Codonopsis root also known as Dang Shen, another quite powerful adaptogenic herb.

It is known to increase the white blood cell count, and stimulate the growth of antibodies and create a resistance to both virus's and bacteria.

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