angelica sinensis

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dong-quai

dong-quai

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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(2018) Metabolomics analysis of serum reveals the effect of Danggui Buxue Tang on fatigued mice induced by exhausting physical exercise.
Danggui to Angelica sinensis root: are potential benefits to European women lost in translation?
Tang et al., "Herb pairs containing Angelicae Sinensis Radix (Danggui): a review of bio-active constituents and compatibility effects," Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol.
A Chinese herbal decoction Danggui Buxe Tang, prepared from Radix Astragali and Radix Angeiicae Sinensis stimulates the immune responses.
Angelica sinensis (Oliv.) Diels, which belongs to the genus Angelica (family Apiaceae), was first documented in Shennong Bencao Jing (edited in Han Dynasty in China) and its root is known in Chinese as Danggui or Dongquai.
Ge, "Anticoagulant activity of Danggui originated from four different places," China Medical Technologies, vol.
It is comprised of danggui (Angelica sinensis), chuanxiong (Ligusticum chuanxiong), baishaoyao (Paeonia lactiflora) and shoudehuang (Rehmannia glutinosa), and has been shown to suppress sympathetic nervous system activity in humans causing uterine relaxation.
(43.) Qibing M, Jing-yi TBO: Advances in the pharmacological studies of Radix Angelica sincensis (OLIV) Diels (Chinese danggui).
"Advances in the pharmacological studies of radix Angelica Sinensis (Oliv) Diels (Chinese Danggui)." Chin Med J, 1991; 104(9):776-81.
Some, like camomile, are common in the West, others, such as danggui, are not.
Indirubin, which is extracted from indigo and an active ingredient of Danggui Longhui Wan, is the first traditional Chinese medicine extract shown to be effective for treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia [17].