山西 原切 黑金芪片 （16 oz/包）
- 做法：黄芪30克，人参10克，大米90克，糖适量。将黄芪、人参切片，用冷水浸泡半小时，入砂锅煎沸，煎出浓汁后将汁取出，再在参、芪锅中加入冷水如上法再煎，并取汁。 将上述药汁合并后分成两份，早晚各用一份，同大米加水煮粥，粥煮熟后加白糖食用。
- 服法：早、晚餐空腹食用，5 天为一疗程。
Radix Astragali/Superior Shanxi Bei Qi/Huang Qi (16 oz/Bag)
“Astragalus, a milk vetch, is used as a natural diet supplement. The most popular health benefit of Astragalus is in boosting the immune-system and energy levels. It has a variety of health benefits and is also known to help with ailments such common cold, diabetes, upper respiratory problems, arthritis, asthma and blood pressure. (food ndtv.com)
“Astragalus is considered safe for many adults. The most commonly reported side effects are diarrhea and other mild gastrointestinal effects. However, it may affect blood sugar levels and blood pressure and be risky for people with certain health problems, such as blood disorders, diabetes, or hypertension. (nccih.nih,gov) [Check with your physician if you are taking medications]
“Pregnant or nursing women should not use astragalus root. If you have an immune system disease such as multiple sclerosis, lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus, SLE), rheumatoid arthritis, or another condition known as an ‘autoimmune disease,’ you should not use astragalus root.” (webMD.com)
From the manufacturer:
This product is the root of Astragalus mongolicum, a leguminous plant. It nature and flavor regulate menstruation. It tastes sweet and is slightly warm in nature. It enters the Spleen and Lung meridians.
Function and Indication: It invigorates qi and “solidify the surface,” [protects defensive energy, wei qi] detoxifies toxins and discharges pus, increases diuresis, and builds muscle. It is used for qi deficiency, fatigue, chronic diarrhea, prolapse of the anus, spontaneous sweating, edema, uterine prolapse, chronic nephritis, proteinuria, diabetes, and long-lasting sores.
1. Astragalus tea
60~90 grams of raw astragalus, 30 grams of jujube.
Add water to decoct for 30 minutes and drink it, can be used repeatedly.
Efficacy: This can lower hypertention and replenish qi, promote hydration and reduce swelling.
2. Huangqi soup
100 grams of astragalus, 50 grams each of ginseng, atractylodes, and cinnamon,
Pound the dried herbs into a coarse powder, add sliced ginger and jujube date. Cook in water as a dedoction at least 45 minutes.
Drink it warm 10 grams each time.
Efficacy: This recipe uses astragalus and ginseng to invigorate qi, Atractylodes macrocephala invigorates the spleen, and cinnamon warms the yang; It is suitable for middle-aged and elderly people with deficiency of the spleen, insufficient qi, poor appetite, and loose stools.
3. Huangqi health soup
12 grams of Astragalus, 9 grams of Chinese wolfberry [aka goji berry], 9 grams of jujube red dates
Cook as a decoction for daily consumption.
Efficacy: It can mediate immunity, prevent cancer and anti-aging; in addition, it can invigorate qi, invigorate the spleen, lower blood pressure and lower fat.
4. Tonic porridge
30 grams of astragalus, 10 grams of ginseng, 90 grams of rice, adequate sugar.
Rinse and soak sliced astragalus and ginseng in cold water for half an hour. Drink half the liquid in morning and half in evening. Combine all the ingredients and simmer them in a casserole until done. . . After the porridge is cooked, add sugar to eat.
Dosage: eat the porridge for breakfast and dinner on an empty stomach, for 5 days as a course of treatment.
Efficacy: Replenishes vitality, invigorates the spleen and stomach. It is suitable for all symptoms of qi failure and blood deficiency, such as weakness of the five internal organs, chronic illness and thinness, palpitation, shortness of breath, physical weakness, spontaneous sweating, chronic diarrhea, chronic spleen deficiency, dysentery, loss of appetite, qi deficiency and edema.