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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Inhibition of polyglutamine-mediated proteotoxicity by Astragalus membranaceus polysaccharide through the DAF-16/FOXO transcription factor in Caenorhabditis elegans," Biochemical Journal, vol.
Astragalus membranaceus has demonstrated antioxidant and anticholinergic properties which appear to have significant antidementia effects.
Effects of [beta]-glucan obtained from the Chinese herb Astragalus membranaceus and lipopolysaccharide challenge on performance, immunological, adrenal, and somatotropic responses of weanling pigs.
The extracted root material supplied for this study was therefore produced by cultivating each plant species, Althea officinalis (AL; Marshmallow) and Astragalus membranaceus (AS) separately using carefully maintained hydroponic or soil growing conditions in a glasshouse (by ADAS UK Ltd.
Astragalus membranaceus lectin (AML) induces caspase-dependent apoptosis in human leukemia cells.
Owen examine Althea officinalis and Astragalus membranaceus extracts against UVA-induced DNA damage in cultured human lung and skin fibroblasts.
Astragali Radix (AR), known as Huangqi, is prepared from the dried root of Astragalus membranaceus (Fisch.
c) Astragalus membranaceus appears to have significant antidementia effects.
Metabolic Cell-Support[TM] is composed of three medicinal mushrooms, Ganaderma Lucidum, Lentinus edodes (mycelia) and Coriolus versicolor; a herb, Astragalus membranaceus (from the root) and vitamin C.
As an example, the effect of protein hydrolyzates from herbal plants Panax ginseng, Fallopia multiflora, Astragalus membranaceus, and Angelica sinensis on the survival rate of paraquat-treated nematodes is presented in Figure 1, in which A.
Radix Astragali (Huang-qi), which is prepared from the dried roots of Astragalus membranaceus (Fisch.
Astragalus membranaceus (Leguminosae) is a popular "Qi-tonifying" herb and is often used in Chinese traditional medicinal formulas for Qi (vital energy) deficiency, which is characterized by fatigue, limb weakness, lack of appetite, and dizziness.