Brand Name: Astragalus membranaceus
Generic Name: Astragalus
Drug Class: Antimicrobials, Herbals; Oncology, Herbals
What Is Astragalus and How Does It Work?
Other suggested uses for astragalus include treating breast, cervical, and lung cancers (in combo with glossy privet [Ligustrum lucidum]).
Astragalus is available under the following different brand names: Astragalus membranaceus.
Dosages of Astragalus:
- 1-30 g/day orally
- Doses greater than 28 g/day not recommended, no additional benefit and might cause immune suppression
- 0.5-1 Liter per day (maximum of 120 grams of whole root per liter of water)
Dosage Considerations – Should be Given as Follows:
- See "Suggested Dosing"
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