Dragon Herbs Codonopsis and Astragalus, 100 count
Dragon Herbs Codonopsis and Astragalus combination is a giant among classical tonic formulations. It is said to promote the production and circulation of Qi, support the digestive system, immune system, muscles, and organs. An excellent blood tonic useful for anyone wishing to tonify or maintain a high level of Qi. 100 caps.
Previously known as Ginseng and Astragalus Combination.
Dragon Herbs Codonopsis and Astragalus
Codonopsis and Astragalus Combination has classically been called the "King of Combinations." It is a giant among classical tonic formulations. It is traditionally said to promote the production and circulation of Qi, support the digestive system and support nutrient assimilation, support the normal healthy functions of the immune system, to strengthen muscles that help to support posture and the normal healthy position of the organs. It is also an excellent blood tonic. Codonopsis and Astragalus Combination is used as a tonic by anyone wishing to tonify or maintain a high level of Qi.
Previously known as Ginseng and Astragalus Combination.
One of the most important herbs in the world, Astragalus has been recognized as a superb and potent immune system tonic by modern researchers. Astragalus has been used for over 2000 years to strengthen the body as a whole. Astragalus is believed by the Oriental people to strengthen muscle and improve metabolic functions.
Astragalus is said to have another effect on the “surface” of the body---that is, it is used to tonify the “Protective Qi,” known as Wei Qi in Chinese. This Protective Qi is a special kind of energy which circulates just under the skin and in the muscle. Protective Qi is a Yang energy. Protective Qi circulates in the subcutaneous tissues providing suppleness to the flesh and adaptive energy to the skin. This function is essential to life
An important effect of Astragalus is in its ability to fortify the “Upright Qi.” Upright Qi is the energy allocated by the body to maintain upright posture and to maintain the position of the organs in their healthy position in their battle with gravity. As one gets older, or if one experiences chronic fatigue or exhaustion, or during illness, this Upright Qi is easily depleted resulting in the sinking, or “prolapse,” of organs.
Astragalus enhances the function of the skin to eliminate toxins. It is commonly used to help sores in the skin to come to a head and suppurate, and thus to heal more quickly and effectively.
Astragalus has a mild diuretic action and helps to relieve excessive sweating. It is helpful in treating loose stools, chronic diarrhea and chronic or recurring colds. If a cold lasts too long it can cause a general fatigue syndrome that can itself become chronic. Astragalus is very useful for people who just can’t seem to shake a cold, and Astragalus can replace the Qi necessary to regain full strength.
Studies conducted at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Research Center at the University of Houston, the world’s largest cancer research institute, demonstrated clearly that Astragalus improves the immune response in humans undergoing radiation and chemotherapy as a treatment for cancer. Patients taking Astragalus during such treatment tend to have far fewer side effects and to recover at a higher and faster rate.
An interesting new area of research on Astragalus concerns its potential as a male fertility agent.
Traditional Function: Tonifies Qi
Specifications: 100 Capsules 500 mg each
Ingredients: Codonopsis root, Astragalus root, Chinese Licorice root, Bai-zhu Atractylodes root, Aged Tangerine peel, Dang Gui root, Bupleurum root, Cimicifuga rhizome, Fresh Ginger rhizome, Red Jujube fruit.
Other Ingredients: Vegetarian capsules (Pullulan caps 100% natural, water- soluble polysacharide produced through a fermentation process; vegetable origin; non-GMO; no starch, preservatives or chemical modifications; gluten free.), rice hull extract
Take 3 capsules, 2 times per day or as directed by a healthcare professional
Remember Ron Teeguarden’s “First Rule of Tonic Herbalism,” summed up in a single word – Compliance. "If you don’t take the herbs, they won’t work.”
About Dragon Herbs, the company
Dragon Herbs was founded by Ron Teeguarden, a professional practitioner and teacher of holistic Asian health. Ron is recognized as the premier spokesperson for Chinese tonic herbalism in America, after spending decades teaching the concept of promoting health through Chinese Tonic Herbs.
For thousands of years, Asian herbalism has been used as a way to naturally maintain health. These tonic herbs safely promote ones health and healthy aging, and support “radiant health”, including increased longevity, emotional balance, resistance to disease, superb vitality, and maintenance of youthfulness.
To be considered a Superior Tonic herb, that herb must have been found to meet specific qualifications over many centuries of human use, including:
- Possess anti-aging and longevity characteristics
- Profound health-promoting actions
- Balance emotional and psychic energy to improve emotional and spiritual wellbeing and happiness
- No negative side effects when taken continuously
- Be easily digestible and assimilated, and taste good enough to be easily consumed
- Must contain at least one of the “three treasures”
The Three Treasures
In traditional Asian healthcare, there are said to be Three Treasures, or three primary types of energy in the body. These energies are known as treasures because they are the basis for life. The three treasures are Jing, Qi, and Shen, also known as Essence, Vitality, and Awareness. True health and happiness cannot be obtained unless all three treasures are valued and not wasted.
The Dragon Herbs line of herbal tonics is based on these superior herbs. Using herbs from their natural sources combined with cutting edge modern technology, Ron Teeguarden’s Dragon Herbs provide a broad and complete program of superior tonics to help promote radiant health on every level of your being.