Astragalus Root Extract
Astragalus membranaceus Bge.
Yellow brown powder
Loss on drying
Total plate count
Yeast & mold
1kg/bag or 25kgs/Drum
2 Years When Properly Stored
Cool, Darkness ,Dry &Ventilative
Astragalus extract is derived from the root of Astragalus Membranaceus in the pea family. Astragalus extract is also known as milk vetch root (referring to astragalus species that grow in the United States) and huangqi. The portion of the plant used medicinally is the fourth seven year old dried root collected in the spring and autumn.
Astragalus extract is an adaptogen, that is, it has a balancing effect on bodily functions. Astragalus extract is used by practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine to strengthen or tone the body's overall vitality, improve digestion, and support the spleen. Studies confirm astragalus extract contains medicinally active compounds, including a polysaccharide that stimulates the immune system.
Research has also shown that astragalus extract astragaloside with advanced cancer showed a two to three fold increase in the strength of their immune response after being given astragalus. A second study showed that astragalus boosted immune response, even in animals that were treated with an immunosuppressive drug, cyclophosphamide. Astragalus extract is taken in China by cancer patients to boost immunity after drug or radiation treatment. Astragalus extract may protect body cells against heavy metals and chemical toxins. Astragaloside is a good source of the essential trace mineral selenium. Astragalus extract is often combined in formulas with ginseng and other Chinese herbs.
1.With the function of enhancing immunity, astragalus extract can protect the body from diseases such as cancer and diabetes;
2.Astragalus extract contains antioxidants, which protect cells against damage caused by free radicals;
3.Astragalus extract has effect on relieving stresses and protecting the body against various stresses, including physical, mental, or emotional stress;
4.Cycloastragenol powder can be used as diuretic, and preventive activity against acute animals adrenal failure caused by gentamicin, and it has sedative effect on mice;
5.Astragalus extract is used to protect and support the immune system, which is antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory, for preventing colds and upper respiratory infections;
6.Cycloastragenol powder has the effect on lowering blood pressure, treating diabetes and protecting the liver.
7.Studies have documented that astragalus extract boosts activity of several kinds of white blood cells and increases production of antibodies and interferon, so the body own natural anti-viral agent.
1. Applied in food field, it is usually used as food additive;
2. Applied in health product field, this extract is helpful to human body;
3. Applied in cosmetic field, as a kind of raw material, it can mix a natural cosmetics.