- Product name: Astro
- Botanical name: Astragalus membranaceus
- Common name: Astragalus root
- Net weight: 40 gram
- Content: 100 capsules
- Additional names: Huang qui, yellow leader
Astragalus membranaceus was used in China for centuries and was considered one of the most important 50 herbs used in ancient Chinese medicine. In the twentieth century, scientists became more interested in Asrtragalus; thus, have conducted many researches on it which have proved astragalus’s effectiveness in many diseases. Furthermore, there are more than 2000 species of Astragalus around the world. However, the most commonly used and effective one is Astragalus membranaceus. Research have demonstrated the importance of Astragalus roots in stimulating the immune system, improving digestion and speeding up metabolism. In addition, it helps the body in general as it may help with chronic fatigue, increase energy, and vitality.
Astragalus is indicated for:
- Patients who have weak immunity or immune system disorder. Also for general weakness concurrent with impaired immunity especially in case of leukocyte deficiency.
- to increase blood platelets (PLT) if taken for a long period of time (it has better results than cortisone),and to increase stem cells in marrowbone.
- Herpes virus, eye herpes, Mononucleosis, Epstein-Bar Virus (EBV), and Cytomegalovirus (CMV).
- to reduce the incidence of getting a cold or a flu in winter and for protection of swine flu because it increases immunoreactive interferon.
- Heart patients because it regulates heart functioning and reduces the possibility of heart attack and angina pectoris (like Nifedipine, only without its accompanied side effects- according to the last scientific research, the improvement in heart examination after taking Astragalus was 82.6% better in comparison to Nifedipine).
- Diabetes type 2 as it decreases blood sugar level until full recovery.
- Complications of Diabetes especially Retinopathy. Astragalus increases blood flow in the eye which improves vision. Should be used for at least 3 months.
- to improve life quality by reducing psychological and mental pressure and reducing the symptoms accompanied with it such as weakness, dimness, excessive sweat, cold hands, and also depression.
- to improve blood circulation and protect the heart tissue from damage after a heart attack (like Aspirin).
- Natural blood thinner. It reduces the change of Atherosclerosis and stroke.
- Anemia. Also may help after blood loss.
- Viral infection of the heart muscle and for strengthening the heart muscle.
- Kidney patients. It may help the kidney work properly and also aids with kidney stones. Astragalus also may help with Nephrotic syndrome and the symptoms associated with it such as albuminuria.
- Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).
- Brain stroke effects and cerebral edema (fluid congestion in the brain).
- Supports adrenal gland functioning as it speeds up digestion and also improves metabolism.
- Infertility in men because it improves sperm movement, speed, and quality.
- Multiple sclerosis (MS).
- Autoimmune diseases. (as part of wellness program that includes other herbs)
- as a tonic for the blood and for high blood pressure.
- Better functioning of the digestive system especially in case of Candida, fungi, chronic diarrhea, malabsorption, indigestion, loss of appetite, anorexia, and also for large intestine disorders .
- Atopic Dermatitis.
- Chronic hepatitis as well as viral hepatitis.
- Better lung functioning, chronic lung weakness, asthma, chronic bronchitis, chronic allergy of the upper and lower respiratory system and also expectorates phlegm.
More of Astragalus Uses:
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE). SLE is an autoimmune diseases in which the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue. It might be caused by chemical drugs such as Procainamide or Methyldopa.
- Uterine prolapse in women, ovaries disease, also for certain cases of uterine bleeding.
- Organ prolapse.
- Myasthenia gravis, which is a chronic neuromuscular disorder that causes fluctuated weakness of the voluntary muscle groups. It most commonly affects young women. Myasthenia gravis is accompanied with severe pain that worsens during physical activity and towards the end of the day.
- Stimulate growth hormone in children.
- Significantly improves spleen functioning.
- Astragalus reduces cholesterol and triglycerides levels.
- Impulsive sweating.
- Palpitation accompanied with shortness of breath.
- Incurable sores and also, different ulcers.
- Some skin diseases. (internal and external use)
- Improves memory and concentration.
- AIDS patients, because it strengthens the immune system.
- May help the elderly against diseases.
Astro product – Aatragalus is contraindicated for:
- Patients taking Beta blockers (inhibitors) or other immunosuppressive medications.
- Patients who recently had a transplant.
- If one has a strong viral infections or a strong common cold accompanied with high fever because in this case it can strengthen the virus.
- In some cases of bone marrow transplant in leukemia patients, because it contradicts with immunosuppressive medications. Astragalus decreases the effectiveness of these medications.
- Pregnant and nursing women.
Astro product – Astragalus should be used with caution in patients that take blood thinning drugs.
Astro product – Astragalus is safe for use.
Very rare side effects: Larger doses may cause diarrhea.
Recommended uses for Astragalus membranaceus:
- for general weakness and dimness: take Astro product with K.G1 product (Panax ginseng extract 80%).
- for weakness and dimness especially after excessive bleeding: take Astro product with K.G1 product (Panax ginseng extract 80%) and HM1 product (Angelica sinensis).
- for weak immunity and for emotional and physical weakness: take Astro product – Astragalus with S.G1 product (Siberian ginseng).
- for chronic inflammations in the respiratory system: take Astro product – Astragalus with Ech.R product (Echinacea roots) and Mera product (Salvia officinalis).
- for chronic allergies and congestion of the respiratory system: take Astro product with Kur product (Urtica urens) and AS product (Glycyrrhiza Galabra).
Delivery & Storage Questions for the Product
How is the products shipped and delivered?
We ship the product(s) and your whole order to your address registered at the time of purchase in bottles designed for safe shipping.
How fast is the shipping and delivery?
Hello! We prepare and ship all orders individually daily. They are delivered within 3-8 working days.
Are the ingredients or usage indications written in the shipping parcel?
When shipping, a bill of lading and an invoice are attached. We don't write any information about the usage indications or disease on the parcel from the outside. Hekma Center takes into account the medical privacy of each customer. For this reason, we write what the parcel contains on the bill of lading outside the parcel that it is a nutritional supplement or the scientific Latin name for each herb or substance inside the products. For example, if you buy a moringa product, we write that it is a parcel of food supplement or moringa leaves, instead of writing a hair loss product.
Where can I find expiration details? What is the shelf life of the products?
The expiration date is printed at the bottom left of the bottle. The expiration date is usually between 2-3 years from the time of purchase and don’t use the products after they expire.
Are the capsules in a plastic or glass bottles?
Hello! We take every precaution to ensure that all our products arrive safely to our customers, which is why we use the best types of PETE recyclable packaging and bottles to prevent damage during shipment and reduce the freight cost according to weight for customers. Please feel free to contact us at any time if you have any further questions.
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Should products be refrigerated?
No, you should store the supplements at room temperature up to 25°C, without exposure to sunlight or humidity.
Where should I store the products?
You can keep the supplements at room temperature up to 25 °C, without exposure to sunlight or humidity. If you incorrectly store the supplements and find that the capsules are damaged or melted due to heat, or that the outer packaging is damaged, please do not use the product even if it is still valid.
Product Usage Questions
Do I need a doctor's approval to take this product?
No, you do not need a doctor’s prescription to use the organic supplements. Unfortunately, most doctors do not know much about nutritional, organic supplements. For your information, all of our products are safe and can be consumed daily as food. For example, one of our products is moringa leaves, which can be cooked and used with soups for some people. Additionally, there is the cumin product, which is cumin seeds that are daily food and spice for others. Moreover, all of our products are safe supplements that do not require a doctor’s prescription. If you do not want to take them as capsules, you can open and mix them with food. If you are taking other different medicines, it is recommended to look for the mixing ingredients (medicines and supplements) effect. You should also remember that the best options are natural, organic foods.
Are there any short or long-term side effects when using these supplements?
All of our products are safe in the short and long-term if taken at the recommended doses. Our products do not cause any side effects or symptoms when used. On the contrary, there are positive results, and you will feel like a new person. It is also worth mentioning that our products do not cause addiction.
How long does it take to get positive results?
We always tell our customers to take the product for at least 2-3 weeks continuously before evaluating its effect. To get continuous positive results, we recommend that you take our products continuously.
Are the capsules easy to swallow? Can they be opened and mixed with food?
Of course! These are HPMC capsules, size 0, which are fast-dissolving and easy-to-digest vegan capsules. You can also open them and mix their ingredients directly with food or drinks. They are completely safe, and we have many clients who take the supplements this way.
Will the effect of the products last all day?
Yes, the effect of taking the supplements lasts all day. Taking the supplements according to the recommended doses gives continuous positive results. For positive results that last all day, we suggest sticking to the daily recommended doses.
What is the best time to take the product?
Thank you for your question! You can take the capsules according to the suggested doses written on the bottle. You can take them before meals for maximum absorption. You can also take them with meals.
Should capsules be taken with meals?
No. you can take these supplements with or without food. For better absorption, take the capsules before meals, but, as we mentioned, you can take them with meals as well.
Does taking your products interfere with the use of laser and cosmetics?
Hello! Taking our products does not interfere with the use of cosmetics and laser treatments for hair. We always recommend using natural, organic cosmetics, such as healthy and organic ointments, deodorants, nail polish, dyes and shampoos. We also recommend consulting a doctor in cases of using different flash and laser treatments for hair removal if you suffer from skin problems and diseases or suffer from diseases related to weak immunity and cancer.
Products & Manufacturing Questions
Is the product guaranteed?
Hekma Center is a registered global brand ® offering the best and powerful organic nutritional supplements of outstanding quality and the highest and most effective doses to obtain the best results while providing advices for a healthy lifestyle. We offer the safest and most effective organic packages and formulas with years of experience, scientific researches and certifications. We have been providing these products and packages since 2009 with great results for our customers.
Our products are internationally certified for superior quality and safety and are packed in factories that meet the requirements of the US Food and Drug Administration. The capsules are packaged with the latest advanced technology methods to ensure clean, safe and high-quality supplements. You're in good hands, and you'll get products that meet the highest standards, rest assured!
Is the product manufactured in a FDA approved factory in the United States?
Yes, please note that all of our products are manufactured in a factory that meets FDA requirements and GMP certified, in addition to the various high quality certificates. We are here for any further questions.
How many capsules are in each bottle?
Each bottle contains 100 capsules.
Are the products completely natural, organic and non-GMO?
Thank you for your question. Please rest assured that our products contain natural, organic, and non-GMO ingredients.
What type of gelatin is used to make the capsules? Is it made from vegetables, pork, or beef?
Hello! The capsules are made from HPMC vegan gelatin, which is fast-dissolving and easy to digest and use. They are also considered vegan capsules. Please let us know if you have further questions.
Have the products been tested for heavy metals?
Yes, of course! All of our products have been tested for heavy metals and toxins. They passed all tests and are very safe to use.
Has a third party tested this product?
We test all our products upon manufacture, and they undergo laboratory testing and third-party certification for product safety and quality. If you have any other questions, don’t hesitate to ask at any time.
Does this product have a safety seal?
Hello! All of our product bottles (capsules) have a safety seal (the white inner sheet with the cap). We make sure that all of our products are of high quality and packed with care. However, rarely, the internal safety seal does not stick to the opening of the bottle when manufactured and is stuck to the top of the cap. In this case, don't worry! There will be no problem and safe to use it. For any other inquiries, please contact us directly so that we can assist you further. We are always happy to help.
Does this product contain caffeine?
Thank you for your question. Our products do not contain caffeine or any other stimulants.
Does this product contain alcohol?
All our products are organic, halal and alcohol-free.
Is this product halal?
Yes! All of our products are halal.
What is the size of each capsule?
The capsule size is technically called 0 (zero). This capsule is smaller than the standard size and well-tolerated by most people (Including children over 8 years old). We hope this answer helps you.
Do the capsules taste and smell?
Thank you for your question. The capsule’s smell varies according to its ingredients. However, when you swallow it, there is no taste.
Does this product contain any calories?
There is no food or drink without calories. All of our products have almost no calories, and they are simple (much less than 10 calories per capsule).