genus Astragalus

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Synonyms for genus Astragalus

large genus of annual or perennial herbs or shrubs of north temperate regions

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A number of plants, including those of the genus Astragalus, have been shown to possess hepatoprotective properties by improving antioxidant status.
The genus Astragalus contains two other species which are listed as endangered in Illinois (INHD 2007).
The genus Astragalus is the largest group of flowering plants, with over 2,000 different species, most of which are found in the northern temperate regions.
Species of genus Astragalus are known to have numerous pharmacological activities and are used for medicinal purposes in many countries.