angelica sinensis

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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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Danggui Buxue Tang produces a more potent cardioprotective effect than its component herb extracts and enhances glutathione status in rat heart mitochon dria and erythrocytes.
Keywords: Danggui Buxue Tang Astragali Radix Angelicae Sinensis Radix Herbal medicine Traditional Chinese medicine
Danggui Buxue Tang (DBT) is a very popular Chinese herbal decoction having a specific formulation prescribed for women in China as a remedy for menopausal symptoms, which improves their health by raising the "Qi" (vital energy) and nourishing the "Blood" (body circulation).
Abbreviations: DBT, Danggui Buxue Tang; AR, Astragali Radix; ASR, Angelicae Sinensis Radix; TCM, traditional Chinese medicine.
A Chinese herbal decoction Danggui Buxue Tang, stimulates proliferation, differentiation and gene expression of cultured osteosarcoma cells: genomic approach to reveal specific gene activation.
A Chinese herbal decoction Danggui Buxue Tang, prepared from Radix Astragali and Radix Angelicae Sinensis stimulates the immune responses.
Danggui Buxue Tang - a Chinese herbal decoction activates the phosphorylations of extracellular signal-regulated kinase and estrogen receptor alpha in cultured MCF-7 cells.
Verification of the formulation and efficacy of Danggui Buxue Tang (a decoction of Radix Astragali and Radix Angelicae Sinensis): an exemplifying systematic approach to revealing the complexity of Chinese herbal medicine formulae.