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Astragalus – Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage and Interactions

What Is Astragalus?

Astragalus, also known as milk vetch or huang qi, is a native plant in Asia. Its root has been long used in traditional Chinese medicine thanks to many powerful properties. While more than 2000 species of astragalus have been found, only two of them are mainly used in different forms, such as teas, powders, capsules, and extracts. It can also be injected in the hospital. While research on this plant is still limited, astragalus can be effective in treating many medical conditions. It plays an important role and here are some benefits of astragalus following. [1]