Astragalus (Astragalus membranaceus)
- ChlorideChloride: Astragalus may increase the renal excretion of chloride (147).
- GlucoseGlucose: In animal and human research, astragalus lowered blood glucose (136; 140; 141) in individuals with normal glucose levels and diabetics.
- LipidsLipids: In human research, multi-ingredient formulas containing astragalus decreased total cholesterol, LDL, and triglycerides, and increased HDL (137; 235; 135).
- SodiumSodium: Astragalus may increase the renal excretion of sodium (147).
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