Astragalus: Benefits, Uses and More


Astragalus (Astragalus membranaceous) is an Asian plant that’s been used medicinally for centuries. It is known as “yellow life energy” in Chinese.

The reason for this name is that the root is yellow and it is considered to be one of the most useful herbs in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) [1]. However, there is not yet sufficient evidence of its effectiveness.

This article discusses everything you need to know about astragalus, what research says about them, potential dangers, safe and unsafe dosages, and how to shop for and store astragalus.