* Culinary: Add 2 or 3 pieces to simmering vegetable stocks, soups or stews (remove before eating).
* Aromatic: Some people claim that the scent of dried astragalus root has a calming effect.
* Wellness: Use in teas, infusions and tonics. Astragalus root may also be tinctured.
* Safety: Consult a health care practitioner before using this herb if you take other medicines because astragalus is known to increase the effects of some agents or reduce the absorption of other