Astragalus

Astragalus has been prescribed for centuries as an immune system supporting herbal remedy. Studies have shown that this immune support can translate into a reduction in atopic dermatitis (eczema). Other than soothing allergic and inflamed skin, Astragalus has been shown to protect the skin against photoaging associated with UV radiation. In this formulation, Astragalus is paired with Angelicae Sinensis in order to increase bioavailability.

 

Further Reading: 

Changchun, Y. (2012). Expression of inducible nitric oxide synthase in restenosis rats and function of Astragalus membranaceus and Angelica sinensis. China Journal of Chinese Materia Medica. doi:10.4268/cjcmm20121132

Changchun, Y. (2012). Expression of inducible nitric oxide synthase in restenosis rats and function of Astragalus membranaceus and Angelica sinensis. China Journal of Chinese Materia Medica. doi:10.4268/cjcmm20121132

Lee, S., Oh, S., Seo, S., Ahn, H., Geum, D., Cho, J., & Park, C. (2007). Oral Administration of Astragalus membranaceus Inhibits the Development of DNFB-Induced Dermatitis in NC/Nga Mice. Biological & Pharmaceutical Bulletin,30(8), 1468-1471. doi:10.1248/bpb.30.1468

Liu, P., Zhao, H., & Luo, Y. (2017). Anti-Aging Implications of Astragalus Membranaceus (Huangqi): A Well-Known Chinese Tonic. Aging and Disease,8(6), 868. doi:10.14336/ad.2017.0816

Yang, B., Ji, C., Chen, X., Cui, L., Bi, Z., Wan, Y., & Xu, J. (2011, September). Protective effect of astragaloside IV against matrix metalloproteinase-1 expression in ultraviolet-irradiated human dermal fibroblasts. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21975818




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