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How does astragalus work?

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Astragalus appears to work on your immune system. It has antioxidant effects that keep free radicals from multiplying. In your body, free radicals damage cells and are linked to many health problems associated with aging.

SOURCES: Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: "Astragalus Root: Monograph." National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine: "Astragalus." American Cancer Society: "Astragalus." The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center: "Herbal/Plant Therapies: Astragalus." University of Maryland Medical Center: "Astragalus."




Reviewed by James Beckerman on February 04, 2019

SOURCES: Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: "Astragalus Root: Monograph." National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine: "Astragalus." American Cancer Society: "Astragalus." The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center: "Herbal/Plant Therapies: Astragalus." University of Maryland Medical Center: "Astragalus."




Reviewed by James Beckerman on February 04, 2019

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