Astragalus (Huang Qi; Astragalus membranaceus), has been used in traditional medicine historically for it’s immunomodulating, antiviral, diuretic properties.[1,2] Astragalus is enriched with a complex combination of polysaccharides, triterpene glycosides, flavonoids, amino acids, and trace minerals.[2,3]
Astragalus has been studied for its benefits in restoring T-cell (a specific type of white blood cell) counts to relatively normal ranges and inducing pituitary-adrenal-cortical activity to restore depleted red blood-cell formation in bone marrow.[2,4] Traditional Chinese medicine evidence suggests the adaptogenic ability of astragalus in enhancing immune function.
Astragalus SAP provides high quality Astragalus root extract standardized to contain 3% astragalosides that can:
Help maintain a healthy immune system [1,5]