Pinyin Name: Huang Qi
English Name: Radix Astragali
Other Names: Astragalus Root, Bei Qi
Tastes: Slightly Sweet, Almost No Smell
Origin: Inner Mongolia, Shanxi and Heilongjiang provinces in China
Benefits of Huang Qi:
Huang Qi, also known as Astragalus Root, is native to Asia. It is harvested in spring and autumn. It can be used to reduce inflammation and help to prevent upper respiratory infections. Other benefits of Huang Qi include improving endurance, protecting liver function, regulating blood sugar.
Side Effects: Huang Qi is generally safe with little to no side effects.
Common TCM Herbal Formulas with Huang Qi:
Bu Yang Huan Wu Tang, Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang, Gui Pi Tang, Shi Quan Da Bu Tang, Yu Ping Feng San.