Astragalus Membranaceus is a plant known for centuries in Chinese medicine for its medicinal properties. It is said to improve immunity, rejuvenate and reduce inflammation. Helps with tiredness, allergies and colds. What's more, it can even extend your life.
In traditional Chinese medicine, this legume plant has been used for thousands of years as a means of strengthening the body's "chi" energy. There are more than 2,000 types of membranaceae. Astragalus Membranaceus' root, in cooperation with other strengthening herbs, increases endurance, adds energy and vitality.
Thanks to this, it brings relief in states of weakness, excessive tiredness, anemia, poor appetite, dizziness or swelling of the arms and legs. Its healing properties of Astragalus Membranaceus are due to the content of polysaccharides and triterpenoid saponins.
Membrane has a proven effect in scientific studies:
In practice, this translates into the protection of the heart, kidneys, bones and nervous system, but not only.
Astragalus Membranaceus also supports the immune system. Its main function is to defend your body against dangerous invaders such as bacteria, germs and viruses that cause illness. According to scientific studies, Astragalus Membranaceus increases the production of white blood cells, which fight the invaders and prevent the development of diseases such as flu, colds and pneumonia. In animal studies, Astragalus Membranaceus' root helped neutralize bacteria and viruses in infected mice.
Due to the antibacterial and antiviral effects of Astragalus Membranaceus it increases resistance to influenza, colds, angina and upper respiratory tract diseases. The first human studies report effectiveness in fighting infections such as the common cold and hepatitis B (liver infection).
A 2007 study proves that the addition of Astragalus Membranaceus increases the production of antibodies in chickens vaccinated for bronchitis. In turn, a 2018 study shows that Astragalus Membranaceus' polysaccharides prevent the development of bronchitis by slowing the reproduction of virus cells and reducing the number of proinflammatory cytokines.
Adequate blood vessel width is crucial for a healthy cardiovascular system. Too little "light" (diameter) can lead to clogging of the arteries, which is a direct cause of a heart attack. Astragalus Membranaceus' root has widened blood vessels, which increases the amount of blood pumped from the heart.
In a 2010 study on people with heart failure, the addition of Astragalus Membranaceus to conventional treatment after two weeks gave greater improvement in heart function than pharmacology alone. Astragalus Membranaceus' root may also reduce the symptoms of myocarditis.
This root reduces the side effects associated with chemotherapy - the risk of nausea decreases by 1/3, vomiting by 1/2, and diarrhea by 60%. In addition, Astragalus Membranaceus reduces fatigue that often accompanies treatment.
When we're tired, the main symptom of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Astragalus Membranaceus' root also reduces the occurrence of this symptom. And in all, it prevents the occurrence of tumors by promoting apoptosis, i.e. the death of cancer cells.
In addition, it limits sneezing and runny nose associated with seasonal allergies, e.g. to grass or tree pollen. Helps to treat fibromyalgia, irregular menstruation, kidney disease, diabetes and hypertension.
Astragalus Membranaceus strengthens the natural shield of the immune system, which protects you against flu, colds and other upper respiratory tract infections. At the same time, it adds energy and strengthens, which makes it the best ally for the autumn-winter and spring periods.