Astragalus grows in grassy environments and mountainsides with plenty of sun exposure and is native to parts of Asia. One of 50 fundamental herbs employed in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Astragalus membranaceus root has a long history of use as a Qi tonic. Our organic astragalus root slices can be tinctured, decocted as astragalus tea, and used in herbal broth recipes.
Astragalus has a rich history of use in Chinese and Asian cultures. It is native to China, Mongolia and North Korea, and is an ancient component of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). The herb was mentioned in the Divine Husbandman's Classic of the Materia Medica, written anonymously during the first century AD and attributed to the teachings of the legendary figure Shennong who is thought to have lived approximately 5,000 years ago.
Astragalus supports immune health to help you stay feeling your best and supports the body’s immune defenses to stay feeling healthy. Astragalus is used in Traditional Chinese Medicine as an adaptogen to help increase energy and resistance to stress.*