Astragalus Root (Astragalus propinquus)
Traditionally: used to promote overall well-being, and assist in regulating inflammation already within healthy levels. Astragalus is the adaptogen of choice for those wanting to support their physical and emotional balance of homeostasis. *
Plant: Astragalus is a legume and part of the Fabaceae family. It is one of the largest of the vascular plant genus boasting around 3000 species. It has yellow flowers that develop into pods.
History: The use of astragalus in Chinese medicine dates back thousands of years and typically is used for overall well-being, to help combat fatigue, and to build immunity.
Fun Fact: The root of the plant assimilates nitrogen from the air and incorporates this nutrient back into the ground instead of depleting it from the soil.
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