Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Astragalus (Huang Qi)
Botanical Name   Astragalus, Membranaceus, various species
System Affected   energizer, circulation, hypertension, weight loss
Properties   Increses energy reserves, expecially in legs and arms. Keeps body warm in cold. immune system, infections, HIV, viral infections myasthenia gravis, peripheral vascular disease whole body tonic age and stress resistance weight loss asthma, hay fever cardiac arrhythmia pneumonia
Notes   also known as Chinese Milkvetch
Toxicity   none

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