Astragalus root – Benefits for health
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Astragalus herb is used in Chinese medicine for thousands of years. It has extraordinary qualities: specific antioxidants, protecting the cells from the damage of free radicals, and has a particular action in the protection and strengthening of the immune system. Therefore, Astragalus, defend your body from the flu, respiratory tract infections, hypertension, inflammation, diabetes, liver disease (including hepatitis C) and even cancer. Its antiviral, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and diuretic effects will protect your body and improve your health.
Antitumor, immunostimulant, recommended in papilloma, cancer (including cervical cancer), hepatitis A, B, C
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Astragalus has a special action to protect and strengthen the immune system. In general, and has good actions in specific diseases. For the immune system, it stimulates the T cells and the "natural killer" NK cells, increases the production of immunoglobulins (IgA, IgG), with an immunostimulatory action in a broad spectrum, which includes influenza, respiratory tract infection, hypertension, inflammation , diabetes and liver disease. .
It also has antiviral effects (including hepatitis viruses), antibacterial (including various forms of streptococci), anti-inflammatory, diuretics (which help eliminate body fluids).
In the United States, after several studies, researchers have come to the conclusion that astragalus may be an alternative treatment for people with cancer, whose immune system is compromised by chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Astragalus is also a general tonic for women and men.
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