Common name: Milk vetch
Family: Fabaceae
Parts used: Root
Chemistry: Triterpenoid saponins glycosides (astragalosides I-VII), Flavonoid glycosides + aglycones, Polysaccharides (astragalans I, II and III), Glucuronic acid
Main actions: Adaptogen, Immunomodulator, antibacterial
Other Actions: Antioxidant, Antidepressant, hepatoprotective,
Dosage: tincture 1-4ml TDS
Safety: May be incompatible with immunosuppressant drugs.

Should not be used for acute infectious illness such as cold, flu, bronchitis or pneumonia.