Astragalus Root has long been used in Chinese medicine as treatment for many ailments involving weak immune system. It is also known to be effective in upping energy levels. According to proponents of this herbal remedy, it promotes the production of a natural chemical called interferon that strengthens the body’s immune defense.
Moreover, it is said to affect the number of white blood cells, and therefore stimulating antibodies and protection against viruses and bacteria. Take note though that the American variety of astragalus called locoweed does not contain any medicinal properties, and should not be taken or used as it has harmful side effects.
Here’s how to make astragalus root tincture for better health.