Astra 8 by Fusion Health
With astragalus, traditionally used to enhance immune system function and reduce common cold frequency in Chinese medicine.
Astra 8 Immune Tonic includes astragalus to support the immune system in fighting illness based on its traditional use in Chinese medicine and Siberian ginseng, which is traditionally used to help you bounce back from illness in Western herbal medicine.
- Features astragalus, traditionally used in Chinese medicine to help improve immune system function, reduce the frequency of common colds, increase vitality and help the body adapt to stress
- Contains Siberian ginseng, which is traditionally used to relieve fatigue and aid recovery after illness in Western herbal medicine
- Contains a total of eight traditional Chinese herbs including reishi mushroom, codonopsis, schisandra, ligustrum, Chinese licorice and white atractylodes
Adults in Australia may catch between two to four colds a year.1 While most will recover from the mild symptoms of the common cold virus within a few days, sometimes convalescing can take a week or longer.1,2
Astragalus: traditionally used to improve immune system function to fight illness
Fusion Health Astra 8 Immune Tonic contains astragalus, which is considered one of the most important immune tonics in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), where it's used to support the immune system to fight illness to help reduce the frequency the common cold.
Siberian ginseng: traditionally used to aid recovery from illness
Astragalus is combined with Siberian ginseng, which is traditionally used in Western herbal medicine to assist with recovering from illness during convalescence.
Feeling run down?
In addition to its immune system- Supporting properties, astragalus is traditionally taken in TCM to enhance vitality, while helping the body to adapt to stress. Similarly, Siberian ginseng supports the body's healthy stress responses, while at the same time relieving fatigue, based on its traditional use in Western herbal medicine.
1. Health Direct. Last updated April 2020 and accessed August 2020 from https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/colds
2. Victoria State Government. Last updated June 2011 and accessed August 2020 from betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/conditionsandtreatments/cold
Recommended liquid dosage: Adults: Take 10mL two times a day, or as professionally prescribed. Dilute each dose in 50mL of water or juice and consume immediately. Always read the label and follow the directions for use.
Recommend capsule dosage: Adults: Take 2 tablets once a day or as professionally prescribed. Take 2 tablets two times a day to relieve fatigue, support defensive qi and strengthen lung qi, based on traditional use in Chinese medicine.
Each 5mL contains herbal extracts dry concentrate: Astragalus (Astragalus membranaceus) root 720mg, dry equiv. 720mg Ligustrum (Ligustrum lucidum) fruit 425mg, dry equiv. 425mg Codonopsis (Codonopsis pilosula) root 285mg, dry equiv. 285mg Reishi (Ganoderma lucidum) mushroom 285mg, dry equiv. 285mg White atractylodes (Atractylodes macrocephala) rhizome 285mg, dry equiv. 285mg Siberian ginseng (Eleutherococcus senticosus) root 250mg, dry equiv. 250mg Schisandra (Schisandra chinensis) fruit 175mg, dry equiv. 175mg Chinese licorice (Glycyrrhiza uralensis) root 18.75mg, dry equiv. 75mg Contains ethanol, glycerol (vegetable), spearmint oil and purified water. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans. No added artificial flavours, sweeteners or preservatives, yeast, gluten, wheat, nuts, dairy or animal products.*Piperine (from black pepper) enhances the absorption and bioavailability of CoQ10.
Each tablet contains herbal extracts dry concentrate:
Astragalus (Astragalus membranaceus) root 200mg, min. dry equiv. 3g std. to polysaccharides 140mg
Reishi (Ganoderma lucidum) fruiting body 75mg, dry equiv. 750mg
Ligustrum (Ligustrum lucidum) fruit 87.5mg, dry equiv. 875mg
White atractylodes (Atractylodes macrocephala) root 150mg, dry equiv. 750mg
Codonopsis (Codonopsis pilosula) root 150mg, dry equiv. 750mg
Siberian ginseng (Eleutherococcus senticosus) root and rhizome 33.33mg, min. dry equiv. 500mg std. to eleutherosides B+E 267 micrograms
Schisandra (Schisandra chinensis) fruit 50mg, dry equiv. 500mg Chinese licorice (Glycyrrhiza uralensis) root and stolon 20mg, min. dry equiv. 100mg std. to glycyrrhizinic acid 1.2mg
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