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Astragalus: Astragalus is an herb used in conjunction with other herbs in traditional and contemporary Chinese medicine for a variety of conditions. The root of astragalus is used in teas, extracts and is available in capsule supplements.

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Beneficial For Conditions: Astragalus

Adequate amounts of Astragalus are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Preventative For Conditions: Astragalus

Adequate amounts of Astragalus are claimed to be potentially preventative for:

  • Immunity problems

Toxicity/Overdose Risks For Supplement Or Excessive Intake: Astragalus

Excessive intake of Astragalus may involve the following risks:

  • Possible allergic reactions in some people
  • Interactions with some medications that suppress the immune system
  • Consult with your healthcare provider before using any supplements, herbal remedies, and alternative therapies

Descriptions of Astragalus

Astragalus: the bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint
Source: WordNet 2.1

Astragalus: Other Names

Other names for this supplements (Astragalus) include:

  • Bei qi
  • Huang qi
  • Ogi
  • Hwanggi
  • Milk vetch
  • Astragalus membranaceu
  • Astragalus mongholicus

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