Astragalus root contains a unique compound called telomerase, which helps protect our telomeres from shortening. This compound delays cell aging and prolongs lifespan. People suffering from acne, eczema, and wrinkles may benefit from astragalus.
Astragalus also has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It is an excellent adaptogen, helping to regulate the immune system and reducing symptoms of anxiety and memory loss. It increases the body’s resistance to respiratory infections and lowers blood pressure. It can reduce stress hormones in the body and may help alleviate mental health problems such as depression and anxiety. Some studies have shown that it can slow down the growth of tumors. In preliminary studies, astragalus has shown anti-tumor properties against melanoma. It may also prove to be a valuable treatment for leukemia.
Astragalus has anti-viral and anti-fungal properties, and some studies have even suggested that it can help improve heart function. Studies have also shown that Astragalus can improve hemoglobin and red blood cells. Also, Astragalus root is useful for preventing the effects of chronic diseases such as heart disease and hepatitis, as well as improving the condition of the kidneys and the digestive system. Astragalus is also being studied for its potential to fight cancer.
When Astragalus Root Extract is used in animal feed, it is a medicinal herb often used to boost the immune system to fight infections, or treat chronic illnesses in dogs, cats, fish, and horses. It is uniquely capable of stimulating some immune functions while depressing others. It has antibacterial, anti-viral and anti-inflammatory properties. Astragalus also improves kidney circulation, normalizes heart function, stimulates T-cell activity, strengthens digestion, increases metabolic activity, and enhances DNA synthesis in the liver of pets. It is useful for the treatment and prevention of countless pet infections, including distemper, West Nile Virus, Influenza A viruses, etc. It’s a broad-spectrum treatment that is also useful in treating known and unknown bacterial and viral infections in aquarium fish.