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Astragalus Tea Recipe

Astragalus has been used in Chinese medicine for thousands of years to support immune function, energy levels, & more. Because roots take a little coaxing to release their therapeutic properties, astragalus is best prepared as a long-simmered tea (decoction).
Here's how to brew it.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Steeping Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 1
Author Heather Dessinger



  • Place roots and water in a pot, cover, and bring to a low simmer.
  • Continue simmering for 10-20 minutes, then remove from heat.
  • Allow the decoction to steep for one hour, then strain and serve. 


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