Astragalus Health Benefits

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Astragalus is a plant within the Leguminosae (beans or legumes) family, with a very long history as an immune system booster and disease fighter. Astragalus is commonly known as milk vetch. Its roots are in Traditional Chinese Medicine, in which it’s been used as an adaptogen for thousands of years — meaning it helps the body fight off stress and disease.

Astragalus root is one of the most powerful immune-building plants on the planet.

Several groups of active phytochemicals such as flavonoids, saponins, and polysaccharides are credited with the wide-ranging medicinal properties of this herb. Flavonoids have antioxidant properties that make them useful in reducing oxidative stress and reducing the risk of heart disease and cancer due to free radical damage. They are also involved in cell signaling.

In addition to pumping up your immune system, studies show it’s vital for cardiovascular health and can even fight off tumors and alleviate symptoms of chemotherapy!

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Some of the health benefits of Astragalus include:

  • Astragalus boosts the immune system
  • Anti-Aging Properties
  • Reduces the Effects of Stress
    Promotes Heart Health
  • stragalus protects against cold and flu and other respiratory diseases
  • Astragalus may help prevent diabetes and delay its progress
  • Acts as an Anti-Inflammatory
  • Slows or Prevents the Growth of Tumors
  • Regulates and Prevents Diabetes and Illnesses Related to Diabetes, etc.

Astragalus is generally safe to use with no serious side effects. There are possible interactions with other herbal supplements, so start with smaller doses to prevent side effects.

The excellent immune stimulating effect of the herb may counteract the effect of immunosuppressant drugs commonly prescribed for treating autoimmune conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, and others.

Is Astragalus Root Right for You?
If you like the health benefits associated with astragalus root and want to support your immune system and overall vitality, then it may be right for you. Ask your healthcare professional and work with them to determine a serving size and method that’s right for you. We recommend these Astragalus capsules.

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Soursop and your Hair

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It is never too much to remind you about the numerous applications and uses of Soursop in our daily lives.

We all know that a healthy and shiny hair needs sufficient supply of nutrients. Soursop can give your body the right nutrients and help you to:

  1. Prevent hair loss: Soursop contains a lot of vitamin C, which helps prevent hair loss and strengthens its roots.
  2. Decrease dandruff: Soursop has anti-parasitic effects. It can help fight dandruff and associated symptoms, by using the Soursop puree directly into the scalp.
  3. Fight and Kill Lice: Soursop leaves help combat the lice, by adding them together in a mixture and apply it on the scalp. This can be especially useful in the case of children that can easily catch such parasites.

Also, if you have headaches or migraines, you can try Soursop. It has 7% of our daily value for riboflavin. Research demonstrated that the ingestion of a considerable amount of riboflavin can prevent migraine from coming.

To learn more about the various applications of Soursop you can check our website.

Are you willing to try?

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What should be the Cancer treatment main goal?

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When we think about Cancer, the first things that come to our minds, right after the shock and sadness, are chemotherapy and / or radiation treatments. These are very common procedures in western society.

Chemotherapy and Radiation are very effective in killing cancer cells. Radiation is especially effective when targeting external organs, like testicles because that specific part of the body can be isolated and targeted leaving the rest of the body somewhat protected. Chemotherapy is most effective in internal organs.

But, both chemotherapy and radiation destroy the immune system. The bone marrow is where the body produces the immune cells, and it is affected by these treatments. So the immune system will also be affected by these invasive and intense procedures. And, having a defective immune system not only will cause you to get sick more often, but also to develop cancer again, and again…

So, what should be the goal of the treatment? In part, the goal of these treatments is to kill the cancer cells.  But, the other part of the fight against cancer should be to detoxify the body and restore the immune system that was harmed during the chemical fight against the disease.

That is why we should be preventive and not only reactive. There are some important advice in order to do so:

  1. Nutrition is key.  Consume more organic raw foods. Ban the processed foods from your normal diet. Think of the way our grandparents would have eaten, food directly picked from the farm.
  2. Exercise. A good and fun idea is to buy a small trampoline, and jump up and down, this will stimulate your lymphatic system. And, is more important than lifting weights.
  3. Be sure to sweat! The skin is the best way to your body to detox. Drink plenty of water and get rid of the sodas.

Also: leave sugar. Sugar is the primary fuel for cancer cells. It does not matter what treatment you may choose, sugar will have to be taken off your diet.

Learn more about a detox and cancer prevention alternative here

 

Based on a Ty Bollinger’s interview.