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BOTANICAL MEDICINE DATABASE
Stimulates the immune system and improves resistance to infections. Can be used locally or systemically to protect against infection and helps repair tissue damage.
Adaptogen, Antibacterial, Antibiotic, Antiinflammatory, Antiseptic, Antiviral, Diaphoretic, Immunostimulatory, Lymphatic, Vulnerary
Astragalus, Catnip, Ginger, Maca, Lomatium, Rhodiola, Wild Indigo, Turmeric
High doses may cause nausea and/or mouth & throat irritation. Theoretically contraindicated with immuno-suppressive drugs, chemotherapy, corticosteroids, blood thinners and hepatotoxic drugs.
Dried root: 1g, TID. Decoction: 1g/cup, simmer 15 min, TID. Tincture: (1:2, 60%), 3-6ml QD. Note: for acute infection, dose can be increased.