Dong quai is a Chinese herb derived from the root of Angelica sinensis or Angelica plymorpha maxim. A staple of eastern medicinal practice for thousands of years, dong quai has been used in the treatment of female disorders such as menstrual cramps, premenstrual syndrome, and to relieve symptoms associated with menopause. See: Dong quai
A favorite Chinese her b for women, is derived from the root of Chinese angelica. It is used primarly in formulas for its anti-spasmodic and related menstrual functions. Don Quai should not be taken during pregnancy.
An aromatic herb that grows in China, Korea, and Japan. The reputation of Don quai is second only to Ginseng and is considered the ultimate, all-purpose woman's tonic herb. It is used for almost every gynecological complaint from regulating the menstrual cycle to treating menopausal symptoms caused by hormonal changes. Dong quai is frequently used by the Chinese as a strengthening treatment for the heart, spleen, liver and kidneys. Both men and women use the herb as a general blood tonic.
Angelica sinensis, an aromatic perennial Asian herb. It is also called Chinese Angelica and Dang Gui.
It is know as the queen of female herb. It has been claimed to be very effective against almost every type of complant dealing with the female system. It possesses constituents for nourshing female glands and strengthening all internal body organs and muscles. It also helps to rebuild the blood and improve the conditionof a pregrant woman. Dong quai has a tranquilizing effect on the central nervous system and gives nourishment to the brain cells. It nourishes the blood, lubricates the intestines, and promotes groth of the womb. It is useful in aiding bleeding and body bruises. It ccontains vitamins A, B12, and E.
A Chinese herbal remedy made from the root of Angelica sinensis, a large plant in the carrot family. It is often called "female ginseng" because it is a general tonic for women and the female reproductive system in much the same way that ginseng acts as a tonic for men and the male reproductive system. Mixed with astragalus, it may provide a tonic for treating fatigue and other symptoms associated with blood loss.
Called the Queen of Female Herbs. Helps to nourish the fetus during pregnancy. Contains constituents for nourishing the female glands and strengthens all internal body organs and muscles. It has been used to improve digestion and assimilation, strengthen the nervous system, stroke recovery, as a blood purifier, to dissolve blood clots, improve circulation, stimulate production of interferon and boost the immune system. Has also exhibited antitumor, anti fungal, immunostimulant and antibacterial properties.
an herb primarily recommended for its blood-tonic properties, is arguably the best selling herb in the entire Chinese Pharmacopoeia. Dong quai (Angelica sinensis) vitalizes the blood and is tonic to the uterus and female generative organs. An herbal extract that typically contains 0.9% ligustilide as active components; historically used as a menstrual regulator.
May prove beneficial as tonic for the female reproductive system, helping to restore menstrual regularity, reduction in symptoms related to PMS and menopause and lowering blood pressure. BACK
Angelica sinensis. An herb native to China. A substance taken from the roots has been used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat menstrual and menopausal problems. Dong quai may increase the effect of the drug warfarin (a blood-thinner).
Dong Quai has a tremendous capacity to nourish the blood. It also has been shown to have analgesic and sedative effects. Dong Quai brings balance through its ability to nourish and regulate blood, and enhance the effectiveness of the other herbs, by bringing them deeper into the bloodstream.
Used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for centuries, the root of this herb is high in natural plant estrogens and helps to reduce the symptoms of estrogen deficiency.
Traditional Chinese herb used to treat menopausal symptoms and menstrual irregularity.
An herb used to treat symptoms associated with menopause and menstrual irregularity.
As A Treatment"...Some women find that the use of dong quai during menstruation increases bleeding, and this should be monitored..."
As A Treatment"...These activities make dong quai a mild hypotensive, and may account for its smooth muscle relaxing activity..."
Angelica sinensis A blood toner and stimulant of the circulatory sys- tem. It has been used to treat conditions such as abdominal pain, pain from congealed blood, Carbuncles, palpitations and traumatic injuries. Especially useful for treating irregular menstruation, Dysmenorrhea, and Amenorrhea.