Astragalus membranaceus

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Astralagus

Theory[edit | edit source]

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Clinicians[edit | edit source]

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Equilibrant[edit | edit source]

Astragalus is an ingredient in equilibrant, a supplement developed for patients with ME/CFS.

Immune system[edit | edit source]

  • 1990, Effect of Astragulas membranaceus on natural killer cell activity and induction of alpha- and gamma-interferon in patients with Coxsackie B viral myocarditis.[1]
  • 2009, Astragalus membranaceus flavonoids (AMF) ameliorate chronic fatigue syndrome induced by food intake restriction plus forced swimming[2]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Yz, Yang; Py, Jin; Q, Gúo; Qd, Wang; Zs, Li; Yc, Ye; Yf, Shan; Hy, Zhao; Jr, Zhu; Sy, Pu (1990), "Effect of Astragulas membranaceus on natural killer cell activity and induction of alpha- and gamma-interferon in patients with Coxsackie B viral myocarditis.", Chinese medical journal, 103 (4): 304–307, ISSN 0366-6999, PMID 2167822, retrieved Nov 9, 2016 
  2. Kuo, Yao-Haur; Tsai, Wei-Jern; Loke, Soy-Hwee; Wu, Tian-Shung; Chiou, Wen-Fei (Feb 2009). "Astragalus membranaceus flavonoids (AMF) ameliorate chronic fatigue syndrome induced by food intake restriction plus forced swimming". Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 122 (1): 28–34. doi:10.1016/j.jep.2008.11.025. ISSN 0378-8741. 

ME/CFS - An acronym that combines myalgic encephalomyelitis with chronic fatigue syndrome. Sometimes they are combined because people have trouble distinguishing one from the other. Sometimes they are combined because people see them as synonyms of each other.

myocarditis - inflammation of the heart muscle

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