Superfeast Tonic Herbs Astragalus – Potent tonic for immunity and circulation
Superfeast Tonic Herbs Astragalus – Astragalus root (Astragalus membranaceus) has been used for over 2000 years as a superb and potent tonic for the immune system and for returning the body to a state of self-healing. One of the most important herbs in the world, Astragalus is a master at boosting the “surface immunity” of the body, potentiating the quick and effective immune response to pathogens and changes in the environment. It is also used to strengthen muscle, enhance circulation and support major metabolic functions.
Benefits may include:
• A high increase in immune function
• Brings adaptability to the body and immunity • Enhanced anti-viral activity
• Protection from colds and flu
• Increased circulation of blood and Qi
• Forti cation of all vital organs
• Heightened athletic performance
• Heart-muscle strengthening
Astragalus Immunity Hot Chocolate
We love this Astragalus Superfood Hot Chocolate during winter, it makes a lovely, rich drink perfect for dessert or morning or afternoon tea.
Ingredients (Serves 1)
1cup plant milk (we like unsweetened coconut or almond milk for this)
1tsp Superfeast AstragalusSuperFeast Astragalus
1tsp lucuma powder
1tsp cacao powder
1 square dark, dairy-free chocolate
pinch of sea salt
1/8tsp vanilla extract
2tsp maple syrup or honey, or stevia to taste
In a small saucepan over medium heat, warm the plant milk to a gentle simmer.
Add the astragalus, lucuma, cocoa powder, chocolate, sea salt, and vanilla to the pot.
Stir the warm milk mixture constantly until the chocolate is totally melted, then taste for sweetness and adjust to your palate. Serve right away OR blend the mixture in a blender until frothy.
Drink hot and enjoy! (Note – you can replace the astragalus in this recipe with any of our tonic herbs or medicinal mushrooms.)