Asraglus root also known as astraglus membranaceus or Huang Qi, native to China and harvested after 4 years of plant growth. On 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. 1lb in root cut and should be stored in an airtight container away from light, heat, and humidity for up to 3 years.