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Also indexed as:Astragalus membranaceus
Astragalus: Main Image© Steven Foster
Botanical names:
Astragalus membranaceus

Side Effects

In an isolated case report, a woman developed cysts on the liver and kidney that were thought to be caused by the use of astragalus.10 Otherwise, at the time of writing, there were no well-known side effects caused by this supplement.

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