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BOTANICAL MEDICINE DATABASE
Immuno-modulator. Polysaccharides stimulate phagocytosis and interferon production. Triterpenoid saponins (astragalosides) stimulate NK cells, are hepatoprotective, and reduce Ach receptor antibody activity.
Adaptogen, Antimicrobial, Diaphoretic, Diuretic, Stimulant, Anticancer, Vasodilator, Antihypertensive
Ginger, Notoginseng, Burdock, Echinacea, Akebia, Licorice,
May exacerbate autoimmune diseases in some people
Pharmacy: Tincture: (1:5, 40%), 4-8ml TID. Decoction: 1 tbsp/cup water, bring to boil, simmer 15 min, TID. Tea, encapsulated or as an extract. Powder is mildly sweet and may be sprinkled on food or whipped into a shake or smoothie.