Astragali Radix, (Huang Qi)
Huang Qi: has antioxidants, antibacterial
and anti- inflammatory qualities which give it a broad range of therapeutic uses ranging from Heart and Liver disease and improves kidney function.
Because of its ability to fight bacteria and viruses it is used for colds, flu, SARS,and to strengthen the body’s immune system.
Your immune system is your first defence against harmful invaders. Huang Qi can increase your body’s WBC production. White blood cells are the cells of your immune system responsible for preventing illness.
Helps with chemo patients with nausea and vomiting.
Helps lower blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes and is the most prescribed herb in China to treat type 2.
Can treat symptoms of chronic fatigue, improve tiredness.
Anti cancer effect promotes apoptosis or programmed cell death in various types of cancer cells.
Improves kidney function by improving blood flow in the kidneys and prevents infection in people with reduced kidney function.
Bottom line is Huang Qi is an excellent herb to improve your immune system.
Is anti-viral, anti-bacterial, antimicrobial
Helps your heart, kidneys and liver
Treats chronic fatigue
reduces blood sugar level in type 2 diabetes
Who should not take Huang Qi:
1. Pregnant or nursing mothers
2. Autoimmune diseases
3. Transplant patients