Astragalus Dried Herbs Available in Ballarat Herbal Dispensary
Astragalus, also known by its Latin binomial Astragalus membranaceous, has been used for thousands of years in Chinese Medicine. It is a potent herb that is restorative on many different levels. Astragalus dried herbs help to restore and support your physical, mental, emotional, energetic and spiritual health.
Additionally, it helps to stabilise and support your vital energy, which is also known as qi in Chinese herbal medicine. It is specific for conditions that are accompanied by weakness or sweating.
Traditional Chinese Medicine
In Chinese medicine, Astragalus has been a major herb for somewhere between 2,000 and 4,000 years. It is listed in ancient texts as a “Heaven Class” herb; one of the most potent classifications used for herbs at the time.
Traditional uses for this herb include those associated with spleen deficiency, including lack of appetite, fatigue, and diarrhoea. Its protection of qi makes it beneficial in supporting people with wasting diseases and/or numbness of limbs. But, did you know that you can collect these astragalus herbs in our Ballarat herbal dispensary?
Astragalus Root Dried Herbs: Western Herbal Medicine
Currently, Astragalus is one of the primary herbs used to help support the immune system in herbal medicine. It wasn’t well known until there was a blending of Eastern and Western botanicals in the 1960s.
Astragalus was introduced to the Western herbalists slightly earlier, in 1925, but wasn’t widely used or known until later.
Astragalus is used for a wide variety of purposes, including:
- To support people with weakness, anaemia, chronic fatigue.
- As a support for the immune system.
- To help with lost appetite.
- In the management of chronic phlegmatic conditions.
- Helping support gastrointestinal health.
- Helping to support uterine health.
25 grams = $7.99
50 grams = $11.99
100 grams = $18.99