Astra 18 Diet by Health Concerns is a Chinese herbal formula used for weight loss and eating disorders involving abdominal bloating, edema, phlegm, congestion, fatigue, and loose or erratic stools. Astra 18 Diet is useful as part of a weight loss program with Astra Diet Tea.
Symptomology: Edema, Phlegm, Congestion, Fatigue, Loose or erratic stools.
Benefits: Clear dampness, Disperse stagnant Qi, Clear phlegm, Tonify spleen qi, Soften hard masses
Ingredients: Astragalus root (huang qi), Alisma rhizome (ze xie), Gardenia fruit (zhi zi), Cyperus rhizome (xiang fu), Coix seed (yi yi ren), Tang Kuei root (dang gui), White Peony root (bai shao), White Atractylodes rhizome (bai zhu), Platycodon root (jie geng), Sargassum herb (hai zao), Crataegus fruit (shan zha), Scute root (huang qin), Ginger rhizome (gan jiang), Laminaria leaf (kun bu), Magnolia bark (hou po), Pinellia rhizome (ban xia), Citrus peel (chen pi)
Pinyin Reference: Modified Fang Feng Tong Sheng San.
Suggested Use: Take 2 to 4 tablets, three times a day Take 1/2 hour before meals with 2 large glasses of water.
This formula does not contain ephedra (ma huang).