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Looks a lot like poison hemlock. Root used for female reproductive system to regulate hormones, menstrual difficulties, tone uterus, PMS, menopause. Increases blood circulation while lowering pressure. Reduces inflammation, pain spasms. Increases red blood cells, protects liver. Related to Ashtiba, a powerful anti-fungal, antibacterial detoxifier very popular in Asia. Do not take while pregnant, increases miscarriage risk. Blood thinner, so don’t take if already taking Warfarin. Makes skin light sensitive.
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She buys dang gui from a trusted herbalist, noting that many commercial preparations contain too little of the herb to do any good.
Guo uses this combination to treat constipation in cancer patients, it is because Dang Gui supplements the blood, while Zi Wan descends the qi.
Yin Yang Huo (Herba Epimedii) Xian Mao (Rhizoma Curculiginis) Fu Zi (Radix Lateralis Praeparata Aconiti) Xiang Fu (Rhizoma Cyperi) Shan Zhu Yu (Fructus Corni) Tu Si Zi (Semen Cuscutae) Shan Yao (Radix Dioscoreae) Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis), 15g each Du Zhong (Cortex Eucommiae) Lu Jiao Pian (Cornu Parvum Cervi), 10g each Dan Shen (Radix Salviae Miltiorrhizae) Fu Ling (Poria) Yi Mu Cao (Herba Leonuri) Suan Zao Ren (Semen Zizyphi Spinosae), 20g each
For shine, nourishment and health, run a hot bath and apply the satisfyingly gloopy Mulberry & Dang Gui Shine Wrap (pounds 4.
It is the active ingredient in the Chinese herbal remedy called Dang Gui Long Hui Wan, which is used to treat chronic myeloid leukemia.
BAK KUT THE: This translates into ' meat bone tea', and comprises meaty pork ribs in a broth of herbs and spices which include star anise, cinnamon, cloves, dang gui , fennel seeds and garlic.