Astragalus

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What other names is Astragalus known by?

Astragale, Astragale à Feuilles de Réglisse, Astragale Queue-de-Renard, Astragale Réglissier, Astragali, Astragalo, Astragalus Membranaceus, Astragalus mongholicus, Astragli Membranceus, Beg Kei, Bei Qi, Buck Qi, Chinese Astragalus, Huang Qi, Huang Se, Hwanggi, Membranous Milk Vetch, Milk Vetch, Mongolian Milk, Ogi, Phaca membranacea, Radix Astragali, Radix Astragalus, Réglisse Bâtarde, Réglisse Sauvage.

What is Astragalus?

Astragalus is an herb. The root is used to make medicine.

Is Astragalus effective?

There isn't enough information to know if astragalus is effective for the conditions people use it for, including: common cold, chest pain, diabetes, and cancer.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Common cold; chest pain; diabetes; chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS); hepatitis; HIV/AIDS; fibromyalgia; and cancer including breast cancer, lung cancer, and cervical cancer.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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