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Dong Quai Root 400mg Organic 60

R359.58

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  • PHYTOESTROGEN ACTIVITY
  • TONIC EFFECTS
  • ANALGESIC ACTIVITY
  • CARDIOVASCULAR PROTECTION
  • SMOOTH MUSCLE RELAXANT
  • ANTI ALLERGY
  • IMMUNE SUPPORT
  • ANTI MICROBIAL

In Asia, angelica’s reputation is perhaps second only to ginseng. Angelica is generally regarded as a ‘female’ remedy, used in such conditions as dysmenorrhoea, amenorrhoea, metorrhagia, and menopausal symptoms.

Angelica is also used in the treatment of abdominal pain, anemia, injuries, arthritis, migraine headache, and many other conditions.

Dosage

100-500mg standardised extract or 1-2g of powdered root daily. Best taken with food.

 

Potential applications

Dysmenorrhoea (painful menstruation), amenorrhoea (lack of menstruation), metorrhagia (too frequent menstruation), PMS, uterine bleeding, menopause, food/respiratory/skin allergies, anemia, relieves constipation by lubricating the bowels, infertility. Has been shown to be useful in abnormal protein metabolism due to chronic hepatitis or hepatic cirrhosis. Overall female tonic.

 

Known contraindications

Not recommended for use during pregnancy (particularly the first trimester) and lactation, or those with diarrhoea caused by weak digestion, haemorrhagic disease, bleeding tendency or very heavy periods.

Interactions

Not recommended in patients receiving warfarin treatment. Caution suggested in those on hypertensive medication.

 

Useful links

PMS – magnesium and vitamin B6, hemp seed oil, ‘high-five’ multi-vitamin and mineral

Allergy – quercetin complex, flax seed oil, coleus forskholii, ester C, antioxidants

Menopause – hemp seed oil, calcium / magnesium / boron, trace minerals, ‘high-five’ multi-vitamin and mineral