Astragalus root has polysaccharides that have a role in influencing the immune system. Astragalus root also contains saponins called astragalosides and astramembranosides, along with flavonoids and triterpenes. Three major flavonoids are ononin, along with formononetin, and demethylhomopterocarpin.
Function of Astragalus Root Extract powder 1.Astragalus is one of the great tonic herbs as it strongly tonifies the vital Qi of the body as well as generates blood and fluids. It is a first class herb for maintaining a healthy immune system. This is a premium energy tonic forathletes and anyone looking for more day to day energy and vitality.
2.Astragalus is categorized as an Energy (Qi) tonifying herb. It thus directly supports the Lung and Spleen organs in the body. By supporting those organs, energy derived from the foods you eat and the air you breathe is increased.
3.As an immune system tonic, Astragalus tonifies what the Chinese call "wei qi" or "protective qi" which is the energy that runs just below the surface of the skin. It helps the body to fight off external pathogens that you may come incontact with.
4.Astragalus also houses what is call "upright qi" which is the energy in the body that supports upright posture and the correct position of the organs. Weak "upright qi" can lead to organ prolapse, slumping or slouching, and general feelings of fatigue.