if we had to pick a favorite amongst our herbal children, we’d pick this major longevity herb. Unlike Echinacea, which is often taken at the onset of an illness, Astragalus can be taken daily prior to the onset of an illness. Bonus benefits include improved digestion and function of the lung meridian system.
A healthy immune system is rooted in free-flowing Qi … but what exactly is Qi? In Chinese culture, Qi (pronounced chē) is basically natural energy, “life force” or “flow.” This could be considered breath or air, but it is also linked to blood circulation, movement and overall health.