Astragalus Membranaceus, also known as huáng qí or milkvetch, has been used in traditional Asian medicine for thousands of years. This plant was usually combined with other herbs to strengthen the body against disease.
Astragalus Membranaceus may help protect the body from diseases such as cancer and diabetes. It contains antioxidants, which can protect cells against damage. It is also used to support the immune system, preventing colds and upper respiratory infections, lowering blood pressure, and treating diabetes.
In the U.S., researchers have looked at Astragalus Membranaceus as a possible treatment for people whose immune systems have been weakened by chemotherapy or radiation. Astragalus Membranaceus supplements seem to help them recover faster and live longer in these studies.
Medicinal Uses and Indications
Adaptogen: Astragalus Membranaceus can protect the body from stress and disease.
Anemia: Studies suggested that Astragalus Membranaceus may improve blood counts in patients with aplastic anemia.
Colds and Influenza: In traditional Asian medicine, Astragalus Membranaceus is one of an herbal combination to prevent or treat colds.
Diabetes: Long-term population studies have suggested that Astragalus Membranaceus is among several herbs used in Asia that may improve diabetes-related complications.
Fatigue or Lack of Appetite from Chemotherapy: Studies suggest this may reduce side effects from chemotherapy.
Immune System: Laboratory studies suggest that Astragalus Membranaceus contains some beneficial compounds that may enhance the immune system. It may increase the body’s production of white blood cells and prevent illness. In animal research, Astragalus Membranaceus helps kill bacteria and viruses in mice with infections.
Kidney Disease: Preliminary researches had suggested that Astragalus Membranaceus may help protect the kidneys and may help treat kidney disease.
Cancer: Astragalus Membranaceus root has been studied in some Asian trials as adjunctive therapy in cancer, including a combination preparation for the treatment of non–small cell lung cancer. Also, studies in this plant for cancer-related fatigue have found improvements in subjective outcomes.
What Is Astragalus Membranaceus Root Extract
Astragalus membranaceus extract is substances that are extracted from the plant using different solvents, such as water, alcohol, chemicals, or other liquid that works to draw out beneficial plant components. The recommended dose depends on factors such as the user’s age and health. For standardized extracts, it would be 250 – 500 mg, 3-4 times a day. Chenland Jadeimmune™ is a specially formulated botanical blend with 3 traditional Chinese herbs: Astragalus membranaceus root, Atractylodes macrocephala rhizome, and Saposhnikovia divaricata root. Chenland selects only globally certified GAP herbs from Authentic Medicinal Material Cultivation Area to ensure all ingredients promote safety, quality, and sustainability. The company has also developed a series of innovative formula solutions for fortified foods, drinks, and dietary supplements to satisfy the growing demand for natural ingredients.