Actions: Tonic, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, estrogenic, antispasmodic, sedative, vasodilator, neuroprotective, immunomodulant, uterine stimulant and radioprotector.
Indications: Used in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) as a tonic for the female reproductive system, a tonic for the heart and to strengthen the blood.
- Regulates the menstrual cycle
- Reduces menstrual pain
- Promotes fertility (estrogenic)
- Gynecological disorders / Amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, PMS (Premenstrual syndrome)
- Menopause problems (hot flashes)
- Improves peripheral blood circulation (Raynaud's syndrome)
- Central nervous system stimulant
- Fatigue, exhaustion
Ingredient: Chinese Angelica / Dong Quai, (Angelica sinensis) organic dried roots.
Dosage: (Adults) as a decoction; simmer a heaping teaspoon per cup of boiling water in a pot for a few minutes, remove from heat, steep for 10 minutes and strain. Drink 2 to 3 cups a day.
Duration of use: Consult a healthcare practitioner for use beyond 6 months.
Contraindications: Do not use this plant if you are pregnant or if you suffer from hypermenorrhea (heavy periods) or if you have diarrhea or hemorrhagic diseases.
Precautions: Consult a health professional; (herbalist, naturopath, pharmacist, nurse or doctor) before using this plant if you are breast-feeding, if you are taking birth control pills or hormone replacement therapy (HRT), if you are taking medications such as anticoagulants. Stop use and consult a healthcare practitioner if your period is late or absent, or if you notice an increase in the duration of menstrual bleeding. Avoid prolonged exposure to the sun, ultraviolet (UV) rays or UV rays produced by light therapy.
Known adverse reaction: Discontinue use if you experience breast pain, discomfort, or tenderness.
- Take with nettle and shepherd's purse (tincture) if anemia and heavy periods.
- Take with black cohosh and sage at menopause.
- Take with Vitex and skullcap during PMS.
ORGANIC HERBAL TEA DONG QUAI / CHINESE ANGELICA / Angelica sinensis (Roots)
- Product Code: 80g
- Availability: In Stock