In Chinese medicine, your Qi (pronounced ‘chee’) is the vital energy or life force that fuels your daily activities, and Defensive Qi is a specific form of Qi responsible for maintaining your resistance against disease. Astra 8® Immune Tonic combines eight powerful herbal formulae traditionally used in Chinese medicine to restore and maintain Qi, thus supporting your resistance against minor infections - and, since they're herbal in origin, they're suitable for vegans and vegetarians.

Astra 8 Immune Tonic includes astragalus to support the immune system in fighting illness based on its traditional use in Chinese medicine and Siberian ginseng, which is traditionally used to help you bounce back from illness in Western herbal medicine.

Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner.

How it works:

Astragalus: traditionally used to improve immune defences in Chinese medicine

Fusion Astra 8 features astragalus, a highly valued and important immune tonic in traditional Chinese medicine, where it’s used to improve the natural immune defences of the body, enhancing immunity.

In Western herbal medicine, astragalus is traditionally taken to stimulate the body’s immune system responses while at the same time supporting the immune system to fight illness.

Astragalus also decreases the occurrence of common colds, based on its traditional use in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).

Reishi mushroom: traditionally used to enhance immunity in Chinese medicine

In Chinese medicine, reishi mushroom is also traditionally known for its ability to promote immune system health. In addition, reishi mushroom relieves fatigue and general feelings of weakness, according to use in traditional Chinese medicine.

Feeling depleted?

In Chinese medicine it’s believed that if your levels of qi (life force energy) are low, you’ll often feel tired, run-down, or susceptible to frequent colds and lacking vitality.1

The TCM tonic herb astragalus is traditionally used to not only strengthen immunity, but also to replenish qi and strengthen lung qi.

In Chinese medicine astragalus is also traditionally used to support defensive qi, a specific form of qi that is traditionally believed to form part of the body’s immune defences.2

In addition to its Qi-replenishing properties, astragalus is traditionally taken in TCM to increase vitality and help the body adapt to stress.

1. Hou JP, Jin Y. The healing power of Chinese herbs and medicinal recipes. Routledge, 2005.
2. Elias J, Ketcham K. Chinese medicine for maximum immunity. Three Rivers Press, 1998.

How To Use

Recommended dosage:

  • Adults: Take 2 tablets once a day or as professionally prescribed. Take 2 tablets two times a day to relieve fatigue, support defensive qi and strengthen lung qi, based on traditional use in Chinese medicine.

Warnings and Storage Instructions

Do not use during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Always read the label and follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

No added artificial flavours, sweeteners or preservatives, yeast, gluten, wheat, nuts, dairy or animal products.


Each tablet contains herbal extracts dry concentrate:

Astragalus (Astragalus membranaceus) root 200mg, dry equiv. 3g (3000mg)
std. to polysaccharides 140mg
Reishi (Ganoderma lucidum) fruiting body 75mg, dry equiv. 750mg
Ligustrum (Ligustrum lucidum) fruit 87.5mg, dry equiv. 875mg
White atractylodes (Atractylodes macrocephala) root 150mg, dry equiv. 750mg
Codonopsis (Codonopsis pilosula ) root 150mg, dry equiv. 750mg
Siberian ginseng (Eleutherococcus senticosus) root and rhizome 33.33mg, min. dry equiv. 500mg
std. to eleutherosides B+E 267 micrograms
Schisandra (Schisandra chinensis) fruit 50mg, dry equiv. 500mg
Chinese licorice (Glycyrrhiza uralensis) root and stolon 20mg, min. dry equiv. 100mg
std. to glycyrrhizinic acid 1.2mg

Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

No added artificial flavours, sweeteners or preservatives, yeast, gluten, wheat, nuts, dairy or animal products.

SKU 680248001207
Brand Fusion Health

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