- Flatstem Milkvetch Seed
- Astragali Complanati Semen
|Medicinal Group||Yang-tonifying medicinal|
Dried ripe seed of Astragalus complanatus R.Br. (Fam. Leguminosae)
|Nature and Flavors||sweet; warm|
|Meridian Affinity||Liver, Kidney|
To warm tonification of the kidney and liver, secure essence and reduce urination, and improve eyesight
Back pain, nocturnal emission and premature ejaculation in deficiency syndromes of the kidney; turbid discharge with urination, excessive leukorrhea; dribbling of urine after urination; dizziness and blurred vision
- Semen Astragali Complanati is a valuable TCM herb with multiple pharmacological effects for treating some chronic diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, diabetes mellitus and cancers.
- Ng YF, Tang PC, Sham TT, Lam WS, Mok DK, Chan SW. (2014). Semen Astragali Complanati: an ethnopharmacological, phytochemical and pharmacological review. J Ethnopharmacol. , 8;155(1):39-53. doi: 10.1016/j.jep.2014.06.013. Epub 2014 Jun 13.