astragalus

 

Astragalus
(Astragalus propinquus / Astragalus membranaceus)

Adaptogenic Root / Medicinal Herb

Astragalus is a member of the pea family, native to parts of China, Mongolia, and Korea. Its roots have been used for immune support in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries. Considered both tonifying and protective, astragalus helps strengthen the immune system over time and is a strong ally when it comes to preventing illness. 

Astragulus has a long history of being used together with reishi. The root and mushroom amplify each others’ immune-boosting effects, which is why you’ll find both in our Protect bars.

In addition to being medicinal herbs, astragalus and reishi are adaptogens; they help us respond to stress and promote homeostasis in our bodies.

We found more than 14,000 studies on Astragalus. Research suggests it may...

  • Reduce inflammation
  • Strengthen and regulate the immune system
  • Help fight viral infections and common colds
  • Help treat chronic fatigue and seasonal allergies allergies
  • Increase production of white blood cells (which in turn help prevent illness)
  • Help treat heart conditions, type 2 diabetes, and kidney disease
  • Have anticancer effects 
  • Help reduce side effects of chemotherapy, like nausea and vomiting
  • Have anti-aging effects and prolong life 

You’ll find 400mg of Astragalus in our Protect bars.

Learn about our other star ingredients in the Yoe Guide to Adaptogens, Herbs & Superfoods.

 

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