Everything You Need to Know About Astragalus

“Astragalus membranaceus is a fantastic herb,” says Kevin Spelman, herbalist and molecular biologist based in Ashland, Oregon. According to the American Herbal Pharmacopeia, astragalus’s original Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) name is Huang Qi, which translates as “yellow leader.” The moniker refers not only to its yellowish-white color but also to its use as a tonic…

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Meet Ginger: A Potent Powerhouse of Wellness

When it comes to modern wellness, ingredients with exotic names and mystical pedigrees are often the ones to make headline status. But amongst the Astragali, Ashwagandhas and Burdocks is the ubiquitous but equally potent Ginger. The knotty, irregular shaped root counts turmeric and cardamom as cousins, part of a family of flowering plants called Zingiberaceae.…

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