Herb of immunity, Cancer, Diabetes and Kidney disease
Astragalus membranaceus was used in China for centuries and was considered one of the most important 50 herbs used in ancient Chinese medicine. In the twentieth century, scientist became more interested in Asrtragalus and have conducted many researches on it which have proved astragalus’s effectiveness in treating many diseases. There are more than 2000 species of Astragalus around the world; however, the most commonly used and effective one is Astragalus membranaceus. Research have demonstrated the importance of Astragalus roots in stimulating the immune system, improving digestion and speeding up metabolism. It is a general tonic for the body because it can treat chronic fatigue and increase energy and vitality.
Astro product indications:
- for cancer patients especially uterus cancer, leukemia, ovaries cancer, colon cancer, and non-small cell lung cancer that are getting chemotherapy because it strengthens the immune system. It is scientifically proved that Astragalus in conjunction with chemotherapy, makes chemotherapy more effective, reduces its side effects and reduces mortality as a result of chemotherapy.
- to protect the body from the side effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy like liver damage especially in patients taking Stilbenemide.
- for patients who have weak immunity or immune system disorder. Also for general weakness concurrent with impaired immunity especially in case of leukocyte deficiency.
- to increase blood platelets (PLT) if taken for a long period of time (it has better results than cortisone),and to increase stem cells in marrowbone.
- for herpes virus, eye herpes, Mononucleosis, Epstein-Bar Virus (EBV), and Cytomegalovirus (CMV).
- to reduce the incidence of getting a cold or a flu in winter and for protection of swine flu because it increases immunoreactive interferon.
- for heart patients. It regulates heart functioning and reduces the possibility of heart attack and angina pectoris (like Nifedipine, only without its accompanied side effects- according to the last scientific research, the improvement in heart examination after taking Astragalus was 82.6% better in comparison to Nifedipine).
- for Diabetes type 2. It decreases blood sugar level until full recovery.
- for Diabetes complications especially Retinopathy. Astragalus increases blood flow in the eye which improves vision. To be used for at least 3 months.
- to improve life quality by reducing psychological and mental pressure and reducing the symptoms accompanied with it like weakness, dimness, excessive sweat, cold hands, and depression.
- to improve blood circulation and protect the heart tissue from damage after a heart attack (like Aspirin).
- as a natural blood thinner. It prevents Atherosclerosis and stroke.
- for anemia. Also as a treatment after blood loss.
- for viral infection of the heart muscle and for strengthening the heart muscle.
- for kidney patients. It helps the kidney work properly and also prevents kidney stones. It is also indicated for Nephrotic syndrome and the symptoms accompanied with it like albuminuria.
- for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).
- for brain stroke effects and cerebral edema (fluid congestion in the brain).
- to support adrenal gland functioning. It speeds up digestion and improves metabolism.
- for infertility in men. It improves sperm movement, speed and quality.
- for Multiple sclerosis (MS).
- for autoimmune diseases. (as part of a treatment program that includes other herbs)
- as a tonic for the blood and for high blood pressure.
- for better functioning of the digestive system especially in case of Candida, fungi, chronic diarrhea, malabsorption, indigestion, appetite loss, anorexia, and large intestine disorders .
- for Atopic Dermatitis.
- for chronic hepatitis and viral hepatitis.
- for better lung functioning, chronic lung weakness, asthma, chronic bronchitis, chronic allergy of the upper and lower respiratory system and phlegm.
- for fibromyalgia.
- for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE). SLE is an autoimmune diseases in which the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue. It might be caused by chemical drugs like Procainamide or Methyldopa.
- for uterine prolapse in women, ovaries disease and certain cases of uterine bleeding.
- for organ prolapse.
- for Myasthenia gravis, which is a chronic neuromuscular disorder characterized by fluctuated weakness of the voluntary muscle groups. It most commonly affects young women. Myasthenia gravis is accompanied with severe pain that worsens during physical activity and towards the end of the day.
- to stimulate growth hormone in children.
- for spleen patients. It significantly improves spleen functioning.
- for cholesterol and triglycerides.
- for impulsive sweating.
- for palpitation accompanied with shortness of breath.
- for incurable sores and different ulcers.
- for some skin diseases. (internal and external use)
- to improve memory and concentration.
- for AIDS patients, because it strengthens the immune system.
- for the elderly as a prevention from diseases.
- Astro product is contraindicated for patients taking Beta blockers( inhibitors) or other immunosuppressive medications.
- Astro product is contraindicated for patients who recently had a transplant.
- Astro product is contraindicated if one has a strong viral infections or a strong common cold accompanied with high fever because in this case it can strengthen the virus.
- Astro product is contraindicated in some cases of bone marrow transplant in leukemia patients, because it contradicts with immunosuppressive medications. Astragalus decreases the effectiveness of these medications.
- Astro product is contraindicated For pregnant and nursing women.
Astro product – Astragalus membranaceus should be used with caution in patients that take blood thinning drugs.
Astro product – Astragalus membranaceus is safe for use.
Very rare side effects: Larger doses may cause diarrhea.
- for general weakness and dimness: take Astro product with K.G1 product (Panax ginseng extract 80%).
- for weakness and dimness especially after excessive bleeding: take Astro product with K.G1 product (Panax ginseng extract 80%) and HM1 product (Angelica sinensis).
- for weak immunity and for emotional and physical weakness: take Astro product with S.G1 product (Siberian ginseng).
- for chronic inflammations in the respiratory system: take Astro product with Ech.R product (Echinacea roots) and Mera product (Salvia officinalis).
- for chronic allergies and congestion of the respiratory system: take Astro product with Kur product (Urtica urens) and AS product (Glycyrrhiza Galabra).