Astragalus Root, c/s

Astragalus membranaceus


Origin: China

Astragalus is native to Mongolia and China. It is a tonic herb that can be incorporated into soups and stews.

Common Names: Chinese milkvetch, Chinese astragalus, Yellow vetch, Milk vetch root, Huang qi, Yellow leader
"Do not use with fever or during pregnancy. High (more than 30 g day) doses may induce high blood pressure, increased heart rate, insomnia, overstimulation, and/or palpitations." (Handbook of Herbal Medicine, p395)