Thursday, January 4, 2018

Astragalus Botanical Benefits

Astragalus - Dioscorides
Astragalus sp. healing powers appear in Greek medicine, Western Botanical tradition, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Unani Tibb and Ayurveda systems.
Modern research has noted that astragalus lengthens telomeres. Telomeres are the caps at the end of each strand of DNA. Shortened telomeres speed up the effects of aging.
Valued medicinal properties of astragalus are restorative, vulnerary (healing), anti-inflammatory, and immunostimulant. A complete list of astragalus virtues appears in the introductory post.
Qualities of Astragalus are Hot and Dry in the first degree.
Hot in the first degree means the botanical warms the too cool body temperament and warms the pores.
Dry in the first degree, the purpose strengthen the body.
The goal—attain a healthy temperate balanced state.

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