Astragalus Root, also known as Astragalus Membranaceus or Huang Qi, is native to China and harvested after 4 years of plant growth. One of the best-known herbs to enhance vital life energy or prana promoting longevity and good health. In magic it has been used for protection and energy. Light-colored and slightly sweet with a nutty scent. 1oz. in root cut and should be stored in an airtight container away from light, heat, and humidity for up to 3 years.