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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Bioactivities of major constituents isolated from Angelica sinensis (Danggui).
Lin, "Bioactivities of major constituents isolated from Angelica sinensis (Danggui)," Chinese Medicine, vol.
Wang, "Structural characterization and in vitro antitumor activity of an acidic polysaccharide from Angelica sinensis (Oliv.) Diels," Carbohydrate Polymers, vol.
Meng et al., "Polysaccharides from the root of Angelica sinensis promotes hematopoiesis and thrombopoiesis through the PI3K/AKT pathway," BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol.
Angelica sinensis (Oliv.) Diels, is a perennial herb belonging to family Apiaceae, and commonly used in Traditional Chinese Medicine since ancient times (Zhang and Cheng, 1989).
The dose of each herb used in rats was 1.5g/kg body weight for Angelica sinensis and Astragalus membranaceus, 1.2 g/kg body weight for Angelica dahurica and Gleditsia sinensis thorns, which was calculated according to the dose used in patients (0.25 g/kg and 0.2g/kg, resp.).
Roots of Angelica sinensis (Oliv.) Diels (ASR) were obtained from Minxian of Gansu in China in October of 2009.
The aim of this mixture was to reduce smooth muscle spasm in both the bowel and uterus (Matricaria recutita, Angelica sinensis), reduce congestion in the uterus (Paeonia lactiflora, Angelica sinensis), balance oestrogen and progesterone levels (Rhodiola rosea, Paeonia lactiflora and Angelica sinensis) and support mood (Bone and Mills 2013).
The team examined dang gui (Angelica sinensis), a plant used in Chinese medicine as a female tonic; hops (Humulus lupulus), a familiar ingredient in beer; vitex (Vitex angus-castus), a Mediterranean plant used to relieve menopausal symptoms; black cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa), a plant that Native Americans relied on as a cure for menopausal symptoms; blue cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides), a plant also used by Native Americans; and licorice root (Glycyrrhiza uralensis), the flavoring of the candy by the same name, now taken in the Netherlands as a female tonic.
Hematopoietic effect of water-soluble polysaccharides from Angelica sinensis on mice with acute blood loss.
show the ability of bioactive peptides from Angelica sinensis to attenuate aging process in Caenorhabditis elegans through antioxidant activities independent of dietary restriction.