Like ginseng, astragalus is native to Asian continent, and it has traditionally been used as an energy tonic in traditional Chinese medicine.
The herb seems to have a strong effect on the immune system. In fact only few other plants are able to boost the immune system to the degree that astragalus does.
It is one of the most valued Chinese herbs and is believed to boost the sex drive by energising the whole body.
Take 1/3 teaspoon (approx. 0.5g) twice a day, preferably with or in-between meals. Mix with water, juice or yogurt. Do not exceed stated dose
Each serving 1/3 teaspoon provides approx. 500mg 10:1 Astragalus extract, equivalent to 5,000mg dried root