When the herb astragalus grows, the medicinal benefits are significant


Astragalum mercola is one of the more expensive and widely used herbs in the world.It is native to South Africa, but is grown in other parts of the world, including the UK, Germany and the US.But what is astragalum?It’s a medicinal plant, meaning that its chemical composition can vary depending on where in the plant […]

New study finds astragalus may protect against type 1 diabetes


ASTRAGALUS MERCOLA is an Italian spice with a long history of medicinal use.But a recent study found it may be protective against type 2 diabetes.The study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.It’s one of several recently published in this journal on the potential of astragalactic products to treat type 2 diabetic […]

Astragalus mercuriae – ‘the red-haired cow’


The astragalus species is a small, reddish-brown cow that produces milk, milk tea and other beverages.Photo: Supplied “This is an amazing animal to see in person.It is beautiful to look at,” Ms Dickson said.“I’m hoping the community can use it to promote awareness of the benefits of astragalesis, and to educate people about the importance […]