Astragalus - (Astragalus membranaceus)

This perennial herb, also known as Huang Qi, is used in many of the Chinese medicinal formulas.

Astragalus can grow up to 18 inches tall. The flowers are white to yellow. The leaves are divided into 10 to 18 pairs of leaflets.
Plant Astragalus in well-drained soil, in a sunny location. Harvest the root when it is four years old.

Part used: Roots.

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