The Most Popular Herb for Immunity

October 4, 2013

Huang Qi


Millions of pounds of herb “Astragalus membranaceus” also known as “Huang Qi” is sold every year, in Asia. However, many Americans never heard of it, and those who are buying it in huge quantity.

It is an herb that is one of the best natural immunity remedies against fatigue. The plant is from North China and Mongolia. This herb is added in soups in Asia and is probably the best way to boost the immune system, when the seasons change.

Astragalus Membranaceus Huang QiIn traditional Chinese medicine it has been used for centuries as an herb that protects against bacteria, virus, and it is used as an energy tonic and protector of the pancreas. However, for each autoimmune disease such as multiple sclerosis, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis, this herb should be used under the strict care of a trained herbalist, because the plant is known as a magnifier of the immune system and excessive use can aggravate the condition.

If you suffer from fatigue and have cold feet this plant is the perfect accessory. Apart from the natural form, the plant can be found in the form of granules and tablets. The granules are concentrated root extract previously boiled and dried and they have a much higher concentration of active ingredients than raw root.

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