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What are the benefits of astragalus?

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Astragalus is often promoted for its effects on the immune system, liver, and cardiovascular system. But there's not a lot of research to suggest that it can help protect your heart.

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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