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Organic Astragalus Root

  • 30 batches EUROFINS & SGS testing report,including : pesticide residues, heavy metal ,PAH 
  • Certified organic Organic Astragalus root slice ,powder & extract
  • Original Place: Zizhou county,China
  • Package;20kg/Carton,25kg/drum
  • Moistuire<12%
  • Ash<5%
  • Certificate :ISO9001
  • Non-GMO, Non-irradiation, Allergen Free, BSE/TSE Free
  • Free Sample :200g
  • Available quantity :100 tons per year
  • 100% Natural Chinese Herb Medicine Dried Organic Astragalus Root
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Latin Name: Radix Astragali
Common Name: Astragalus root/Milk vetch root
Scientific Name: Astragalus membranaceus/Astragalus mongholicus
Chinese Name: Huangqi

Organic Astragalus Extract Introduction

Astragalus root is part of the superior class of TCM(Traditional Chinese Medicine)and, similar to ginseng and licorice root, has been widely used.

This herb is the dried root of Astragalus membranaceus (Fisch.) Bge. or A. membranaceus (Fisch) Bge.var mongholicus (Bge.) Hsiao of the family Leguminosae. It is grown primaliry in the Gansu, Shaanxi,and Shanxi provinces, and Inner Mongolia of China. The four to five-year-old root of the plant is dug up in spring or autumn, cleaned, sliced, dried in the sun, and used unprocessed or stir baked.

Organic Astragalus Powder Active Ingredients

Active constituents of Radix Astragali consist of polysaccharides and flavonoids. The polysaccharides of Radix Astragali include two glucans, AG-1 (astragalus glucan-1) and AG-2 (astragalus glucan-2), and two heteroglycans, AH-1 (astragalus heteroglycan-1 and AH-2 (astragalus heteroglycan-2). There are other astragalus polysaccharide groups which contain D-glucose, D-galactose, and L-araban. The flavonoid-containing compounds include 7,3-dimercapto-4, 1-methoxyisoflavone, 3-dimercapto-7, 4,1-methoxyisoflavone, catycosin, kumatakenin and fomononetin. Radix Astragali also contains numerous amino acids, trace elements and various other components, such as astragalus saponin I-II, astragalosides I-IV and soyasapogenoside. Identified amino acids include daucosterol, choline, betaine, folic acid, nicotinamide, and linoleic acid. Beta-sterol, lupeol, hexanol, palmitic acid, 6-o-beta-D-pyranoglucose, 3-o-beta-D-xylopyranose and carotenol can also be extracted from Astragalus membranaceus (Fisch.) Bge.

It is highly regarded as a tonic, pectoral, and diuretic medicine. Traditionally, the herb was used for every sort of wasting or exhausting disease. Today, the root is used to invigorate vital energy, Qi, especially for deficiency of Lung-Qi and Spleen-Qi. It helps dispel pus and accelerate the healing of wounds. Astragalus root is a powerful tonic,immunity booster, and anti-aging medicinal herb.

TCM widely applied to help fight COVID-19

As the treasure of Chinese civilization, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has formed a theoretical and practical systems in the prevention and treatment of epidemics throughout the ages. Astragalus root as an important TCM used to help fight COVID-19.

Astragalus for the prevention and treatment of neoconjunctivitis

Based on the information collected from the four diagnoses, frontline TCM experts have determined that the new pneumonia of 2019-nCoV infection belongs to the category of plague, and the main disease is dampness and toxicity, which can be called dampness and toxicity epidemic. The disease is located in the lung and spleen, and the basic pathological characteristics are "dampness, toxicity, stasis, and closure".

Astragalus is good at nourishing lung qi and stomach qi, and can strengthen the body to defend against external evil, cure heat and poison, and diarrhea lung fire, so it is suitable for the prevention and treatment of new coronary pneumonia. Even the "New Coronavirus Pneumonia Treatment Plan (Trial Version 7)", which is used to treat patients with New Coronavirus pneumonia with heavy epidemic toxins closing the lung, also uses Astragalus in the "Dampness and Defeat Poison Formula".

Organic Astragalus Root Specification

  1. Organic Astragalus root bulk

  2. Organic Astragalus root slice

  3. Organic Astragalus root whole

  4. Organic Astragalus powder

  5. Organic Astragalus extract (Astragalus polysaccharide)

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Astragalus Root Cut (Round):

Diameter 0.2-0.4,0.4-0.6,0.6-0.8,0.8,0.8-1.0,1.0-1.2,1.2-1.5cm , thickness:0.2-0.35cm

Processing flow: Astragalus root whole-Cut-Drying-Select-Sift-Grade-Package

Package: 25kg/ Carton,Size:40*42*46cm

This kind be used as the TCM and drinked as tea with Goji and Jujube or cooked with the food. The appearance and color is good.

Astragalus Root Cut/Sifted/TBC :

It is irregular shape with cheap price, as usual, be uesd to grind the straight powder and Astragalus extract,Teabag Cut for herbal tea.

Size/Mesh: 2-10mesh(8mm-1.7mm);4-10mesh(5mm-1.7mm); 2mm-30mm

Processing flow: Organic Astragalus root whole-Cut-Drying-Select-Sift(different size)-Package

Package: 25kg/ double bags,Size:40*80cm

Quantity: 100 tons every year

Organic Astragalus powder

Mesh: 80-100mesh

Package: 25kg/Carton

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Organic Astragalus Root Extract Quality Assurance

1.Every batch along with the Third-part testing report : EUROFINS and SGS,including: pesticides ,Heavy metal and PAHs, Total Plate Count.

2.Strictly control the processing flow.

3.Selected the superior quality Astragalus root.

4.Adopt to the high temperature sterilization to control the microorganism.

Astragalus is the root of Astragalus membranaceus (Fisch.) Bge. var. mongholicus (Bge.) Hsiao or Astragalus membranaceus (Fisch.) Bge. of the legume family, so it has a slightly sweet taste and a little bean-like smell when chewed. The distinguishing features are: yellowish white to light brown outer skin, with longitudinal wrinkles or longitudinal grooves. Cross-sectional skin loose flesh tight (loose skin, wood more solid), visible chrysanthemum heart (radial texture and longitudinal fissures, shaped like a chrysanthemum), marigold silver plate (yellow wood, white skin). Tough texture, not easy to break, fibrous cross-section, and show powder.

Difference Between Wild Astragalus And Artificially Grown Astragalus

Artificially grown Astragalus has thick and long bars and few root whiskers in appearance, but it is insufficient in medicinal fraction, unstable in efficacy, and rich in less Astragalus polysaccharide and Astragaloside components.

Wild Astragalus roots have a lot of slender, misshapen branches, the surface color is darker and rougher, especially the longer the year of wild Astragalus is recognized as the best medicinal effect, of which the five-year growth of wild Astragalus drug active ingredient activity is highest.

Wild Astragalus methyloside content is 0.16%, which is three times higher than the national average and the highest among all Astragalus in China. Isoflavone glucoside 0.11%, five times higher than the national average, no pesticide residues, heavy metals and harmful elements were detected, all indicators are significantly higher than other domestic Astragalus origin.

Astragalus、Northern Astragalus、Southern Astragalus、Red Astragalus

See so many "astragalus", will not be a little confused, do not know why? 

Northern Astragalus and Southern Astragalus:

North Astragalus, is Astragalus, is relative to "South Astragalus" five-clawed dragon (folk also called five-finger hairy peach). The root or branch of Ficus hirta Vahl, a plant of the mulberry family, was first published in the Qing dynasty in He Jian's "Raw Herbs and Medicinal Properties", and is mainly produced in Guangdong, Hainan, Guangxi and other places, south of the Qinling Mountains. It is mainly produced in Guangdong, Hainan, Guangxi, etc., and is located north of the Qinling Mountains, while "Beiqi" Astragalus is mainly produced in Shanxi, Inner Mongolia, Hebei, Jilin, etc. And five-clawed dragon is flat, sweet, slightly bitter, has the benefit of Qi and fix the surface, dispel wind and dampness, remove blood stasis and swelling, similar to Astragalus, folk often used to replace Astragalus for Qi and spleen dietary therapy. Because of this, folk often refer to the five-clawed dragon alias "South Astragalus", Astragalus alias "North Astragalus".

Astragalus and Red Astragalus:

Red Astragalus is the root of the legume Hedysarum polybotrys Hand.-Mazz. with a grayish reddish-brown surface, distinguishing it from the light tan to tan color of Astragalus.

Organic Astragalus Wild Growing Environment

Astragalus likes cool climate, cold tolerance, drought tolerance, fear of heat, fear of flooding, not suitable for strong light, suitable for the average temperature of 5 ~ 10 ℃, annual precipitation of 450 ~ 600 mm, the soil is sandy semi-arid and alpine shade wet ecological zone. Wild Astragalus is produced in the hinterland of the hills and ravines of the Loess Plateau in northern Shaanxi. It belongs to the subarid zone between the middle temperate zone and warm temperate zone. With continental monsoon climate characteristics. Among the many favorable conditions, climate accounts for the main reason.

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Astragalus Root Effect

Northeast ginseng, Zizhou astragalus." This phrase is widely spread, almost know a little bit of national herbal health people are aware of. As the name implies, the "ginseng" of the northeast is valuable, and the "astragalus" of Zizhou is good. The reason why they are put together and praised is that they are both good tonic medicines, ginseng is biased towards the great tonic, astragalus is mainly to tonic deficiency.

Astragalus into medicine, first contained in the "Shennong Ben Cao Jing". According to Chinese medicine, Astragalus is warm in nature and has the effects of tonifying the qi and raising the yang, consolidating the essence and generating muscle, promoting water and reducing swelling, detoxifying and draining pus, invigorating blood and strengthening the spleen, and stopping sweating and generating fluid. Regular consumption can enhance immune function, as well as anti-aging, anti-viral, regulating blood sugar, anti-cancer, diuretic, improving and preventing cardiovascular diseases.

Chinese Pharmacopoeia (2015 Edition) contains Astragalus membranaceus, which is sweet in taste and slightly warm in nature, with the effects of tonifying qi and raising yang, consolidating table and stopping sweating, promoting water retention and swelling, generating fluid and nourishing blood, promoting stagnation and paralysis, promoting toxicity and draining pus, and astringing sores and creating muscle.

CCTV Report on Astragalus

The vast area from 37° to 38° north latitude and 109° to 110° east longitude in China is the hinterland of the gully-ridden Loess Plateau. The soft loess layer here is loose and deep, the climate is temperate in spring and summer, there is sufficient light all year round, and the temperature difference between day and night is large, growing a magical Chinese herb - Zizhou Huangqi.

The medical classic "Compendium of Materia Medica" has this note on Astragalus: "Jie, long also. Huangqi yellow color, for the long tonic, so the name."

According to Chinese medicine, Astragalus is warm in nature and has the effect of nourishing Qi and raising Yang, consolidating the essence and generating muscle, promoting water and reducing swelling, detoxifying and draining pus, invigorating blood and strengthening the spleen, and stopping sweating and generating fluid. Regular consumption can enhance immune function, as well as anti-aging, anti-viral, regulating blood sugar, anti-cancer, diuretic, improving and preventing cardiovascular diseases.

Zizhou Astragalus is known for its thick and long strip, less wrinkles, firm and sheer texture, sufficient powder, sweet taste, fresh color and excellent quality. Zizhou Astragalus has a growth cycle of more than five years and is known for its fresh color, rich taste and excellent quality, and has the reputation of "Northeast Ginseng, Zizhou Astragalus".

Zizhou County is in the middle temperate zone and warm temperate zone between the semi-arid region, is a temperate continental monsoon climate, full sunshine, day and night temperature difference, the annual average temperature of 9.2 ℃, rainfall 427.5 mm, 2543.3 hours of sunshine, frost-free period of 170 days. The soil in the territory is loose and deep, of which loess soil accounts for 89.97% of the total soil area in the county, with high organic matter content and good production performance, and no heavy metal and industrial and mining pollution in the soil. These superior conditions make Zizhou a suitable area for the production of Chinese herbs, especially suitable for the growth of herbs such as Astragalus and other roots into medicine.

On May 07, 2008, the former State Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine approved the implementation of geographical indication product protection for "Zizhou Astragalus".

The magic of Zizhou Astragalus comes from five unique advantages:

1.Geographical and climatic advantages——

Zizhou County is located in the hinterland of the Loess Plateau hills and ravines in northern Shaanxi Province, the southern part of Yulin City, Shaanxi Province, straddling the subarid zone between the middle temperate zone and warm temperate zone, is a temperate continental monsoon climate, the annual average temperature of 9.2 degrees Celsius, 449.1 mm of precipitation, annual frost-free period of 170 days or more, sunshine rate of 59%, sufficient light, day and night temperature difference, conducive to the accumulation of various active ingredients of Astragalus, is the Astragalus growth The best climatic conditions for the growth of Astragalus.

2.Soil Advantages——

The vast Wuding River basin in Zizhou County is rich in land resources, with loose and deep soils, of which loess soil accounts for 89.9% of the total soil area in the county, with good arable, permeability and water and fertilizer retention properties, high organic matter content and good production performance. Soil PH value 6.7 to 7.8, a neutral slightly alkaline soil, very suitable for the growth of herbs with roots into medicine.

3.Green and ecological pollution-free——

Zizhou astragalus planting soil without heavy metals, pesticide residues, no industrial and mining enterprises in the county pollution, with the natural conditions for the development of green products and pollution-free astragalus extract buy -NATURECHOICE4.Growth cycle advantages——

General astragalus is harvested after 2 years of growth, Zizhou astragalus is harvested from 4 - 5 year old plants, sufficient growth cycle to effectively ensure the quality and efficacy of Zizhou astragalus.

5.Quality Advantages——

The unique climate, soil and growing environment have contributed to the unique quality of Zizhou Astragalus. Tested by Shaanxi Provincial Key Laboratory of Biological Medicine, the content of Astragalus membranaceus in Zizhou is as high as 0.16%, which is the highest among all Astragalus in China. Its characteristics and quality can be maximally guaranteed by its tonic qi and solid surface, stop sweating and detoxification, diuretic and swelling, and not greasy.

In recent years, Zizhou County through cultivation demonstration and typical lead the way, the initial formation of astragalus planting-based, processing and marketing, farmers to increase income for the goal of the astragalus industry development system. The county planted astragalus in all 18 townships are classified into the national geographical indication product protection, astragalus preservation area of 150,000 mu, annual output of astragalus 12,000 tons. Developed a variety of export grades of astragalus strips, astragalus tablets, astragalus tea and other series of products, exported to Southeast Asia, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong and Macao. Domestic sales to Hebei Anguo, Shanxi and Guangdong herbal market, and signed long-term supply contracts with Lizhu Group Limin Pharmaceutical Factory and Tianjin New Uchida Pharmaceutical Company. In the Third Silk Road International Fair Silk Road International Forum on Chinese Medicine, "Zizhou Astragalus" was awarded as the first of "Shaanxi Top Ten Qin Medicine".

Organic Astragalus Root Powder Effectiveness

Drinking Zizhu Astragalus tea regularly can enhance the body's immunity. Zizhou Astragalus contains polysaccharide components can effectively help the body immune cell value and differentiation, can also promote the secretion and production of a variety of immune cytokines, to enhance the body's immunity has a very good effect.

Secondly, often drink Zizhou astragalus tea can protect cardiovascular health. Zizhou Astragalus contains substances that can help the body effectively eliminate free radicals, reduce the impact of free radicals on our cardiovascular, so that the cardiovascular microcirculation becomes smoother.

In addition, often drink Zizhou Astragalus tea can lower blood sugar. The ingredients in Zizhou Astragalus can effectively enhance glycogen synthesis and insulin receptor substrate activity, improve the body's ability to transport glucose, enhance insulin sensitivity, so that the body's insulin secretion becomes more, so as to achieve the effect of lowering blood sugar.

Finally, the main thing is that women often drink Zizhu Astragalus tea look good. Adequate qi and blood spirit, the whole person will be from the inside to the outside of the emitting a good look. So female friends often drink Tianqi Zizhou Astragalus tea skin white beauty is not a dream, become beautiful without pressure.

At the same time, Zizhu Astragalus is also often used as a tonic, it and other ingredients together with the soup is nutritious, but also unique flavor, for maternity, the elderly, weak, sick and deficient people's tonic good. Regular consumption can make people feel refreshed, strengthen the body, have the effect of glory face and moisten the skin, prolong life.

Organic Astragalus Root Extract Cautions

a) Do not drink in excess

Many people feel that since it is good to drink astragalus water, it should be drunk every day, even if it is bubble some red dates, wolfberries also to throw a few pieces of astragalus inside. In fact, astragalus belongs to a relatively warm ingredients, drink every day can also be, but not in excess of drink, too much to drink easy to get on fire. Although fire is not a big problem, but for bowel movements, diet and other aspects have an impact, or to pay attention to. To be according to their own body, once about three tablets, do not put too much, so as not to overdo it.

b) Possible side effects of too much astragalus in water

Some people think that this thing is good, certainly the more bubble efficacy the better. In fact, whether it is diet or work or study, there is a principle of moderation, each time the bubble astragalus, do not exceed 15 grams, and do not drink it all at once. Although Chinese medicine says that astragalus has no side effects, but there are people who drink too much to appear uncomfortable condition. Drinking astragalus water in moderation can regulate qi and blood and enhance memory. Drinking too much may instead upset the internal balance of the body, leading to dizziness and weakness and poor memory. Therefore, it is important to pay attention to the dosage of astragalus water, and it is best to drink it in several times.

c) Women should not drink astragalus water during menstruation

Although Astragalus can regulate qi and blood, drinking Astragalus water during menstruation may also lead to disorders of qi and blood, and make menstruation irregular. If the period is already normal and regular, drinking astragalus water may instead block the menstrual blood and cause damage to the body. Therefore, it is best for women not to drink astragalus water during menstruation.

d) It is best to use freshly boiled water to make Zizhu Huangqi

Just boiling boiling water can be the fastest way to soak out all the nutrients of astragalus, but the way of soaking can only release 40% of the nutrients of astragalus, to make the maximum effect of astragalus or to use boiling.

Organic Astragalus Root Company Profile

Xi 'an Nature Choice Co. Ltd  cooperate with local growers in Baotou, Inner Mongolia and Suide,Shaanxi Province and Hunyuan,Shanxi province, selected land far from agricultural residues and mining areas, adopted advanced planting techniques and high-quality Astragalus seeds, use organic fertilizers during planting, manual weeding, and non-pesticides. Processing: Strictly specify the processing standards to meet customer requirements, improve efficiency and reduce losses. Established 5000 Mu planting base and Astragalus processing factory which suppply all kinds of specification and 500 tons dried organic Astragalus root.

We can supply Organic and Non-organic Astragalur root.

Organic Astragalus Root Company Advantages

Xi 'an Nature Choice Co. Ltd. is an enterprise that integrates Zizhou Astragalus cultivation and planting, product research and development, product processing and handling, and storage and logistics.

In the process of processing and researching Astragalus products, besides pursuing excellence in product quality as always, we are also conducting in-depth research on Zizhou Astragalus based on the thousand years of Astragalus cultivation history in Zizhou County, Yulin City, Shaanxi Province and Hunyuan County, Shanxi Province. In the course of the research, it was found that Zizhou Astragalus is not only used for normal medicinal purposes, but also for deep processing with Chinese herbs such as red dates, wolfberries, lemons, poria, etc., or with chicken and ribs to make related meals, etc. Combined with the superior growing conditions of Astragalus in Zizhou area, we deeply carry out seed selection, breeding and standardized planting work, while integrating the traditional sowing method of Zizhou farmers, layer by layer screening to select the best wild quality Astragalus slices.

At the same time, in order to meet the international market demand for Astragalus edible and health products, we use advanced production process and high temperature sterilization process to provide high quality wild Astragalus powder with internationally recognized Euro Analysis and SGS 539 pesticide residue test report, heavy metal test report and PAHs test report, and microbial test report.

Organic Astragalus rootPesticide testing report.pdf

Astragalus root Heavy Metal testing report.pdf

Aerobic plate count testing report.pdf