Astragalus quick and easy traditional decoction
For 1 person
- 40 g Astragalus root
- 2½ cups of water
- Sweetener (optional)
- Bring water to boil.
- Add Astragalus and boil for another 3 minutes.
- Pour through a fine cloth or coffee filter to strain.
- Add sweetener if desired but taste it first because Astragalus is naturally sweet.
Recommended daily portion
Drink this whole amount of tea in two times to cover your Astragalus daily intake. You can also increase the quantity of Astragalus root up to 240 g with sufficient water to drink your tea in four times.
Preparation and dosage
Astragalus is traditionally used as a strong decoction, made from boiling the dried root in water for a long time. The tea (decoction) dose used to manage diabetes ranges from 20 g twice a day to 60 g four times a day. Start with 40 g/day, which can be increased, according to outcome, up to 240 g/day.
Proven health benefits of Aloe vera
Astragalus improves visual acuity and fundus manifestations in patients with diabetic retinopathy.
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