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  • Astragalus Root Powder - Certified Organic 4 oz. size
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  • Great for making a poultice!
  • Make an herbal tea.

Astragalus Root (Huang Qi) - Organic Powder Form 4 oz - Starwest

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Herbal Information on Astragalus Root in Powdered Form

Common Name:   Astragalus Root, Astragalus herb, Huang qi, Milk vetch

Botanical Name:   Astragalus membranaceus

Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.

Package Size:   4 ounces

Form: Fine Powder

Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.

Origin: China

Certified Organic:   Yes, USDA Organic

Brand: Starwest Botanicals

Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.


Naturally Occurring Chemical Components:    beta-sitosterol, calcium, choline, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, potassium, zinc, flavonoids, saponins and triterpenoid glycosides.


Additional Information: Sweet, Slightly Warm,

Channels:  Lung Spleen, Tonic

What are the Benefits of Astragalus Root?

  • Traditional Chinese Herb used for over 5,000 years
  • Known as an Adaptogen
  • Benefits Blood Sugar when used with diet and exercise
  • Promotes Healthy Circulation
  • Maybe used topically to support healthy skin
  • Natural Energy


What Herbs Can Be Combined With Astragalus Root?

+Codonopsis Root and Astragalus Root
+Echinacea Root and Astragalus Root
+Ginseng Root and Astragalus Root
+Red Clover and Astragalus Root
+Schisandra Berry and Astragalus Root


Astragalus comes from the pea family, and has been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine. Astragalus root in Chinese herbalism is used  for increasing the body’s natural resistance and vitality.


How To Use Bulk Herbs

Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly. Our web page is constantly expanding, as of today we have articles on:
How to make salves, poultice, tinctures, teas, capsules, gargles, and foot bathes.
How to make a citrus facial splash
Cayenne pepper: Caterpillar and aphid spray ( Natural insect repellent )
Citrus potpourri basket.


Parts of Plants Tincture Decoction Syrup/Gargle Topical/Facial Tea/Infusion Cooking
Hard/Dried Berries YES YES YES Grind First NO YES
Roots/Tubers YES YES Decoct First Grind First NO YES
Bark YES YES Decoct First Grind First NO YES
Stems YES YES Decoct First Grind First YES YES
Flowers YES YES Make Tea First Grind First YES YES


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About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control

Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes:
• Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor.
• Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
• HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity.
• ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
• Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
• Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.

Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements


Herbal Medicine

Herbal remedies have been used for thousands of years, in all cultures. In this day and age Western Bulk Herbs and Spices should be regarded as an added element to present-day healthcare, and not as a replacement. Botanical herbs ( Teas ) emphasize harmony, support, and balance.



Please note: 
Definitions of the following forms which our products are sold in. Plus, we offer Certificate of Analysis by request for our products.

Powdered Concentrates  100 gram container size.(3.5 oz)
This has been processed, and usually has dextrin added. This is a powder which is commonly used to make tea or capsules.
Powdered Herb This is the herb, root, berry, twig, or any form of the herb, which has been Powdered into a fine mesh which usually can be put into capsules.  Most of the Powders herbs are in a 1 pound size, unless otherwise noted.
Cut and Sift This the herb, root, berry, twig, or any form of herb cut into manageable pieces. In general about 1/4 thick.  Size of herbs are 1 pound containers
Whole In very rare occasion herbs are whole, for example the Reishi Mushroom, Noto Ginseng, Mandrake, and Marigolds. Size of herbs are 1 pound containers.  If concerned please call.
Teapills These are small pills which have already been formulated and made into small pills.  Usually the size of small peas. The teapills are swallowed whole. The formula is usually based on Ancient Chinese Medicine.
Capsules Are Gelatin Capsules, unless noted as vegetarian capsules.  Please see each individual product for further information
Tablets Are a hard tablet ranging in various sizes. Please see each individual product for further information
Extracts An extract is produced by adding alcohol to an herb and letting the medium activate the components of the herbs, as well as to preserve the herbs
Loose Leaf The herb is not in a teabag.  It is loose in the packaging.  Sizes of the leaf vary from 1/4 inch to 1 inch depending on herb and brand.


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