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Fusion Astra 8 is traditionally taken in Chinese medicine to enhance immune defences and to help decrease the frequency of common colds.
Features and benefits Fusion Astra 8 contains eight Chinese herbs, including astragalus, which is traditionally taken as an immune tonic to enhance immunity in both traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and Western herbal medicine In Western herbal medicine, astragalus is traditionally taken to stimulate healthy immune system responses and support the immune system in fighting illness In TCM, astragalus is traditionally used to help reduce the frequency of common colds Astragalus is also traditionally taken to increase vitality, help the body cope with stress, and as a strengthening restorative tonic for the life force energy called Qi in TCM How it works Astragalus: traditionally used to improve immune defences in Chinese medicine Fusion Health Astra 8 features astragalus, a highly valued and important immune tonic in both Chinese medicine and Western herbal medicine, where it's used to improve the natural immune defences of the body, enhancing immunity.
In Western herbal medicine, astragalus is traditionally taken to stimulate the body’s immune system responses while at the same time supporting the immune system to fight illness.
Astragalus also decreases the occurrence of common colds, based on its traditional use in TCM.
Feeling depleted? In Chinese medicine it’s believed that if your levels of Qi(life force energy) are low, you’ll often feel tired, run-down, or susceptible to frequent colds and lacking vitality.
The TCM tonic herb astragalus is traditionally used to not only strengthen immunity, but also to replenish or strengthen Qi.
In Chinese medicine astragalus is also traditionally used to support defensive Qi,a specific form of Qi that is traditionally believed to form part of the body’s immune defences.2
In addition to its Qi-replenishing properties, astragalus is traditionally taken in TCM to increase vitality and help the body adapt to stress.
Ingredients Each tablet contains extracts equivalent to dry: Astragalus membranaceus (Astragalus) root 3g (3000mg) Ligustrum lucidum (Ligustrum ) fruit 1g (1000mg) Atractylodes macrocephala (Atractylodes ) root 750mg Codonopsis pilosula (Codonopsis) root 750mg Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi) mushroom 650mg Eleutherococcus senticosus (Siberian Ginseng) root 450mg Schisandra chinensis (Schisandra) fruit 300mg Glycyrrhiza uralensis (Licorice) root and stolon 100mg NO artificial colours, flavours or preservatives, yeast, gluten, wheat, nuts, dairy or animal products.
Suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner.
Directions for use Recommended Dosage:
Adults: Take 2 tablets once or twice daily. During pregnancy, always consult with a qualified health professional before taking herbal medicines and nutritional supplements. Don’t use during acute infection, particularly when fever is present. Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist consult your health professional.
If you have any pre-existing conditions, are on any medications, always talk to your health professional before use. Some products should be ceased at least two weeks before any elective surgery, please confirm with your health professional.
Hou JP, Jin Y. The healing power of Chinese herbs and medicinal recipes. Routledge, 2005. Elias J, Ketcham K. Chinese medicine for maximum immunity. Three Rivers Press, 1998.
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