The root of Astragalus membranaceus,
an herb that grows in northern China, has been used for over 2000 years to
strengthen the body as a whole. Astragalus is believed in Asia
to strengthen muscle and support metabolic functions. One of the most important
herbs in the world, Astragalus has been recognized as a superb and potent tonic
by modern researchers.
Astragalus is said to
have an effect on the “surface” of the body --- that is, it is used
to tonify the “Protective Qi,” known as Wei Qi in Chinese. This
Protective Qi is a special kind of energy which circulates just under the skin
and in the muscle. Protective Qi is
a Yang energy. Protective Qi circulates in the
subcutaneous tissues providing suppleness to the flesh and adaptive energy to
the skin. This function is essential to life. Wei Qi is the energy of the skin
and immune system, in harmony, that responds to changes in the environment.
An important effect
of Astragalus is in its ability to fortify the “Upright Qi.” Upright Qi is the energy allocated by
the body to maintain upright posture and to maintain the position of the organs
in their healthy position in their battle with gravity. As one gets older, this Upright Qi is naturally
Astragalus promotes healthy skin.
Astragalus helps to
support healthy functioning of the excretory and nervous systems.
Astragalus has been shown
to optimize sperm motility.
Dragon Herbs obtains
its premium grade raw Astragalus roots from Yantai Country, regarded as a
premium Di Tao source of Astragalus root. The roots are properly prepared and
extracted using advanced technology to preserve constituents.
Dragon Herbs Astragalus extract contains a full range of astragalosides
(astragalus saponins) and astragalus polysaccharides, as well as the other
constituents of Astragalus root.*
the “three burning spaces” (metabolic functions), increases Qi,
tonifies the Lungs and Spleen, raises Yang, reduces perspiration, facilitates
excretion of water*
Who can use it?
an energizer, Astragalus is famed for its strengthening effects on the outside
of the body, in particular to the musculature. It is therefore beneficial in
particular to younger adults, who tend to be physically active and require
abundant external energy. Astragalus is used to strengthen the legs and arms,
and is commonly used by people who work outdoors, especially in the cold,
because of its strengthening and warming nature.
Specifications: 100 Capsules 500 mg each
Ingredients: Premium Astragalus root extract
Other Ingredients: Vegetarian capsules**,
Usage: Take 3 capsules, 2 times per day or as directed by a
Remember Ron Teeguarden’s
“First Rule of Tonic Herbalism,” summed up in a single word –
If you don’t take the herbs, they won’t work.”
**Pullulan caps 100% natural, water-soluble
polysaccharide produced through a fermentation process; vegetable origin;
non-GMO; no starch, preservatives or chemical modifications; gluten free.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA.
This product is not intended to
diagnose, treat, cure or
prevent any disease.