Astragalus membranaceus

(mem″bră-nā′s(h)ē-ŭs)

A flowering perennial plant of the legume family, from whose roots a brew is concocted that is used in traditional Chinese medicine as an herbal remedy as immune stimulant and as a treatment for colds and flu.

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