Astragalus Root is used to as an aid to digestion, raising metabolism, and strengthening the immune system. Good for wound healing and also to increase endurance. It stimulates antibody and white blood cell production, and thus increases resistance to viruses. Astragalus reduces gastric acid and thus helps with stomach ulcers, and helps with breathlessness due to heart disease and helps prevent heart attacks by preventing the formation of clots. And Astragalus Root may also reduce high cholesterol and blood pressure.
Dr. Paul Haider – Master Herbalist