Solgar Vitamins Astragalus Root Extract helps support immunity and counters infection. Astragalus acts as a tonic to protect the immune system. Aids adrenal gland function and digestion. Increases metabolism and stamina. Good for colds, flu and immune-deficiency related problems. We recommend Astragalus should be taken from the first day of Autumn until the first day of Spring.
Astragalus Root Extract contains Astragalus Root and is one of Solgar®'s Botanical range products. Solgar®'s Botanicals are carefully selected from plants growing in the wild or cultivated on special botanical farms. The finest, freshest botanicals are chosen based on a strict set of criteria such as the geographical origin of the raw material, the authentication of the species and the qualities of the raw material. Botanicals have been used by mankind since early history as the beneficial effects of food beyond their nutrient function have been recognised since early times. They have been used through centuries to maintain health and a lot of today's medicines were originally derived from botanicals. Botanicals are still the basis for Chinese medicine and are important constituents of many European natural remedies. As Hippocrates said, Let thy food be thy medicine, thy medicine be thy food'.
The flowering plant astragalus belong to the family of legumes and is a native to China. Only a handful of the 2000 species have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years. Astragalus is derived from the root of a plant (Astragalus membranaceus) in the pea family. It is also known as milk vetch root and huang qi.
Key Benefits of Solgar Vitamins Astragalus Root Extract:
- Astragalus Root Extract is to be taken as 1-3 vegetable capsules a day, providing you with all the beneficial compounds of this potent botanical
- Premium botanical extract
- Used in traditional Chinese medicine
- Vegan, Vegetarian, Kosher
- Free from: Sugar, Salt, Yeast, Wheat, Soy, Dairy and Animal Products and is formulated without the use of Artificial Preservatives, Flavours or Colours.
Directions: As a food supplement for adults, one to three Astragalus Root Extract vegetable capsules daily, preferably at mealtime, or as directed by a healthcare practitioner. Do not exceed the daily dose.
If you are pregnant, nursing, taking any medication or have a medical condition, please consult your healthcare practitioner before taking this product. Caution: Should not be taken if fever is present.
Each vegetable capsule provides: Raw Astragalus Root Powder 250 mg, Standardised Astragalus Root Powdered Extract 25 mg (1 mg 0.5% triterpene glycosides). Vegetable Capsule Shell: hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose. Vegetable Magnesium Stearate* Antioxidant (powdered blend** of beta-carotene prep and ascorbic acid).
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