It's an immunostimulant, ( an agent that stimulates the immune system) that it is known to increase the count of white blood cells and stimulate the production of antibodies, this builds up bodily resistance to viruses and bacteria. 👌👌#ImmuneBoost
There have been many clinical studies that show it also encourages an increase in immune cell ( T-cell, natural killer cells, macrophages, immunoglobulin) activity, function, + production.😳😍
🌿 Research shows that the plant flavonoids present in Astragalus have cardioprotective effects, helping to prevent plaque build up in the arteries and narrowing of the blood vessel walls by protecting the inner wall of the vessel. It has also been shown to reduce blood pressure and lower triglycerides.
🌿 Astragalus has been studied progressively as an antidiabetic. Studies show its ability to relieve insulin resistance and treat diabetes naturally.
🌿 Research has shown that Astragulas slows the aging process.
🌿 A saponin of this powerful herb has shown benefits in reversing cell damage.
🌿 Is an adaptogenic herbs which means that it's great for giving the whole body extra support. It is especially used for cases of adrenal fatigue, in particular when symptoms manifest as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and fibromyalgia.
🌿 It is extremely supportive of male hormones, by balancing glucose levels it can optimize testosterone and growth hormone levels.
🌿 Studies show that this herb has the ability to relieve the side effects of chemotherapy, such as nausea, vomiting and fatigue.
🌿Astragalus helps strengthen the blood vessels and improve blood circulation.
Astragalus is a newer herb I've been working with but it's quickly becoming a favorite of mine. You can even throw the herb in soup to get some added immune support!
- Those with autoimmune disease should not use this as it is an immune stimulant.
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