Astragalus membranaceus


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astragalus

A herb which contains betaine, choline, essential fatty oils, glycosides, saponins and vitamin A.
 
Chinese medicine
Used for its cardiotonic and diuretic effects, and for adrenal insufficiency, anorexia, bronchitis, cancer, colds, chronic fatigue, diabetes, diarrhoea, hepatitis, hypertension, immune deficiency, organ prolapse, profuse sweating and weakness of extremities.
 
Fringe oncology
Astragalus is said to be useful in managing cancer by boosting immunity.

Western herbal medicine
In Western herbology, astragalus has been used as a digestive tonic, to enhance immunity, and for managing AIDS, cancer, chronic fatigue and the common cold

Astragalus membranaceus

(mem″bră-nā′s(h)ē-ŭs)
A flowering perennial plant of the legume family, from whose roots a brew is concocted that is used in traditional Chinese medicine as an herbal remedy as immune stimulant and as a treatment for colds and flu.

Astragalus membranaceus,

n See astragalus.

Astragalus membranaceus,

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TCM I was composed of six dried Chinese herbs, including Rhizoma Atractylodes, Agastache rugosa, Aurantii Nobilis Pericarpium, Magnolia officinalis, Astragalus membranaceus and Scutellaria baicalensis, which were mixed in the dry weight ratio of 1:1:1:1:0.
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Antihyperhydrotic herbs that may be incorporated into formulations for symptomatic relief of sweating include Salvia officinalis (sage) and the Chinese herbs Astragalus membranaceus root and Zizyphus spinosa seed.
Echinacea purpurea, Astragalus membranaceus and Glycyrrhiza glabra are well-known to herbalists for, among other actions, their immunostimulating properties.
Concentrated extracts from the botanicals Scutellaria barbata, Astragalus membranaceus and Curcuma longa induce programmed cell death (apoptosis) and can reduce cancer metastasis.
2005), who found a decreased plasma interleukin-1[beta] and increase in lymphocyte proliferation (ConA) by dietary Astragalus membranaceus glucan, while the current study only found a trend for an increase in conconavalin A induced lymphocyte proliferation.
The majority of the herbs were Chinese herbs, the most popular five being Ligusticum chuanxiong, Polygonum multiflorum, Astragalus membranaceus, Panax ginseng and Acorus tatarinowii.
In a 1990 analysis, 80 adolescents with brain dysfunction were given a combination of Bupleurum chinense, Scutellaria baicalensis, Astragalus membranaceus, Codonopsis pilosula, Ligustrum lucidum and Lophatherum gracile.
2008), Astragalus membranaceus lectin also induces apoptosis in leukemia cells in a caspase dependent manner (Huang et al.
This breast formula combines eight potent herbal extracts and active nutrients: quercetin; bio-enhanced curcumin (turmeric rhizome extract)(BCM-95); a proprietary extract of Scutellaria barbata herb; Astragalus membranaceus root extract; three medicinal mushrooms species grown on a blend immune-boosting herbs; and 3,3'-diindolylmethane (DIM).