Season 7 Episode 2:
Astragalus Benefits

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Astragalus Benefits

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Episode Summary

Would you like an ally that can help to increase your energy naturally while dynamically supporting your immune system? If that’s you, then you’ll love this episode on Astragalus benefits!

Astragalus membranaceus, also known as Astragalus propinquus, is filled with so many powerful gifts. This is a plant I would never want to be without, especially during the winter months.

You’ll also receive FREE access to a spicy-sweet astragalus tea recipe, which is my favorite way to enjoy Astragalus benefits.

After listening in, you’ll know:

► What is the best way to improve immune system function?

► Does it matter what species of astragalus you consume?

► Is there anyone who should not work with astragalus?

► What is an effective dosage for the best astragalus benefits? 

Sometimes astragalus is referred to as an immune system booster, but what it actually does is much more complicated and dynamic than that!


What You'll Learn from This Episode

  • [01:09] Introduction to astragalus (Astragalus membranaceus, syn. Astragalus propinquus
  • [03:07] Astragalus energetics
  • [04:51] Astragalus modulates the immune system and is anti-viral
  • [07:57] Astragalus strengthens the lungs
  • [08:49] Astragalus benefits for people with cancer
  • [10:18] Astragalus addresses Type 2 diabetes
  • [11:41] Astragalus benefits for your brain
  • [12:30] Astragalus protects the heart and liver
  • [13:27] Astragalus protects the kidneys and builds blood
  • [14:49] Astragalus heals wounds, injuries, and builds bones
  • [15:34] How to identify astragalus (Astragalus membranaceus, syn. Astragalus propinquus)
  • [17:30] Special considerations for working with astragalus
  • [19:10] Astragalus tea recipe
  • [21:33] Astragalus Fun Fact

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Rosalee is an herbalist and author of the bestselling book Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients Into Foods & Remedies That Healand co-author of the bestselling book Wild Remedies: How to Forage Healing Foods and Craft Your Own Herbal Medicine. She's a registered herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild and has taught thousands of students through her online courses. Read about how Rosalee went from having a terminal illness to being a bestselling author in her full story here.  


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