Firstly astragalus membranaceus, is a perennial medicinal plant native to Mongolia and China that belongs to the Fabaceae family. However it is not surprising that it is one of the most used medicinal plants in Chinese medicine, using it for chronic diseases and to increase vitality in cases of weakness.
For instance astragalus is one of the most famous tonic plants of Oriental medicine, a superior tonic to Ginseng. It is particularly beneficial as an energizer for physically active people. It is a wonderful tonic for the immune system, it is said that it provides energy to the external part of the body and tones the energy that flows under the skin protecting the body from external pathogenic factors, it also balances the body fluids and prevents the retention of it stimulates circulation, dilates blood vessels, reduces tension and acts as a cardiac tonic, which increases the resistance of fatigued hearts.
There are many oncologists in the western world
Certainly already know the great properties of this root (astragalus) as an immune system enhancer, accelerating the recovery of people who have been treated with chemotherapy, enhances the functioning and increases the production of leukocytes, favoring the bone marrow and the Adrenal cortex and increasing resistance to infections.
Astragalus root reduces the activity of suppressor T cells that inhibit immunity and that tend to reproduce in a large number of AIDS patients and in elderly people, for this reason it is considered to delay aging processes and have rejuvenating properties.
Certainly, astragalus it combines well with fungi such as Maitake, Shiitake and Reiki, is a great adaptogen, is diuretic, stops excessive sweating, eliminates edema, favors the elimination of toxins, detoxifies and is a great cardiovascular protector.
Astragalus is a very safe, free of toxicity at usual doses, however and due to its fluidizing activity of the blood should be toned under medical control those people who are being medicated with anticoagulant. It is also not recommended to use it in pregnant and lactating mothers due to lack of studies that guarantee its innocuousness, or people with autoimmune diseases.
Medicinal properties of Astragalus
Above all astragalus membranaceus, it has flavonoids, saponins, amino acids, immunostimulant polysaccharides, trace elements and triterpenes. Its roots have minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc or potassium. Certainly this medicinal plant has antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, expectorant, antioxidant, diuretic, vasodilator, healing, antidiabetic, hypotensive, immunostimulant and antitumor activity.
Benefits and medicinal uses of Astragalus
For conditions with immunodeficiency
Improves heart conditions
Astragalus Combat fatigue
It has great antioxidant effect
Promotes the recovery of kidney ailments
Tones the spleen
Accelerates the recovery of colds
Combat free radicals
Strengthens the intestine
It is very effective in treating chronic nephritis
Stimulates the functioning of the immune system
Relieves allergy symptoms
It is an excellent liver protector
In addition astragalus Improve memory
Astragalus for diabetes
It is hypotensive
For multiple sclerosis
Astragalus Accelerates wound healing
For uterine prolapse
Improves digestive disorders
Eliminates viruses like herpes type 1
Stimulates the production of white blood cells
Promotes recovery in conditions of the respiratory system
Astragalus for patients with congestive heart failure and angina pectoris.