Astragalus is a perennial plant that is found in both Korea and China. This 3foot tall plant has flowers, which are pink, white, or purple. Astragalus is considered an adaptogen, which is a substance that aids in the body’s response to stress. The active component of the plant is the root of the herb. Astralagus benefits date back to China asIt is used in Traditional Chinese
Medicine to treat a variety of conditions, including diabetes, anemia, hepatitis, allergies
, and heart disease. It has been found through research to aid in the maintenance of normal blood sugar levels.