According to David Winston, this is the #3 most important herb for chronic kidney disease.

Binomial Synonyms

  • Astragalus membranaceus (Fisch.) Bunge [Wikipedia]
  • Astragalus propinquus Schischkin [Wikipedia - preferred name]
  • Astragalus onobrychis L. [Wikipedia - disputed]
  • Astragalus membranaceus (Fisch.) Bunge [Wikipedia]
  • Astragalus membranaceus var. mongholicus (Bunge)P.K.Hsiao [Wikipedia]
  • Astragalus propinquus Schischkin var. glabra Vydr. [Wikipedia]
  • Phaca membranacea Fisch.

Other Common Names

  • Membranous Milkvetch [Herbs of Commerce]
  • Milk Vetch Root
  • Milkvetch [Wikipedia]
  • Locoweed [Wikipedia]
  • Goat's-thorn [Wikipedia]

Pinyin Names

  • mo jia huang qi [Herbs of Commerce]
  • huang qi (root) [Herbs of Commerce]
  • huáng qí [Wikipedia]
  • bei qí [Wikipedia]