Nature’s Way Astragalus Root Description: Astragalus is considered to have a normalizing effect on body functions. It is harvested wild in Northern China and Mongolia. Early Chinese writings refer to Astragalus as “”The Superior Tonic.”” It ranks as one of China’s most important herbal medicines and is commonly used in Chinese cuisine. Disclaimer These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.