Also known as Huang Qi or milk vetch, Astragalus has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries. It is known to boost the body’s immune system with antioxidant effects that inhibit free radical production. It is also used to treat various other conditions, including heart disease.
Brew Color: Pale yellow
Benefits: May boost the immune system, improve overall weakness, lower blood sugar and blood pressure, has been used to treat arthritis and asthma
Flavor Profile: Light, warm earthy notes with a slight sweetness
Size: 4 oz.
How to Brew
Start with filtered water for the best brew.
Use 1 stick for every 8 oz. of hot water. You can break it into pieaces to better fit your brewing vessel. Adjust amount to your preferences.
The ideal water temperature is just under boiling point, between 200-212°F.