Astragalus has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for centries, also known as a tonic herb for its potential to strenfthen the body. Astragalus contains antioxidants and studies continue to show it contains antiviral properties. Astragalus is also used to treat wound healing and recovery,
This plant is a perennial plant, meaning it lives over two years and is mostly found in the north and east regions of China. The root of the Astragalus plant is where all the powerhouse nutrients are held and is known as the medicinal part of the plant.