Astragalus M., or Huang Qi, is a perennial plant with a history of use in Chinese medicine, where it is considered one of the 50 fundamental herbs. The root contains a number of bio-active constituents including saponins and isoflavonoids, which contribute to its stimulating effect on the immune system and many organs in the body, where it is also known to lower blood pressure and blood sugar levels. Huang Qi is commonly sought after as a dietary supplement for its anti-cancer, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects.
Huang Qi is one of the plants that are perfect for the treatment of Lyme disease in its early stages. Have you been recently bitten by a tick? The root of Huang Qi is adaptogenic, anti-pyretic, anti-inflammatory, anti-septic, diuretic, a uterine stimulant and a vasodilator, nourishing the body’s natural defenses and reinforcing a resistance to stress. It is perfect for boosting the organism’s immune system in the early stages of any infection, and preparing it for further combat with a disease.