Dong Quai Herb - Uses And Side Effects
What is Dong quai ?
Dong quai comes from the roots of Angelica polymorpha var. sinensis, a fragrant perennial herb native to China, Korea, and Japan.
Common doses of Dong quai
Dong quai comes as tablets (fluid extract, 0.5 grams) and raw root (4.5 to 30 grams to be boiled or soaked in wine). In some countries, it also comes in injectable forms. In one study, people received a dose of 1 gram of the root.
Why people use Dong quai herb
Side effects of Dong quai
Call your health care practitioner if you experience any of these possible side effects of dong quai:
Combining herbs with certain drugs may alter their action or produce unwanted side effects. Don't use dong quai while taking blood thinners.
Important points to remember
What the research shows
Only a few animal studies support the many therapeutic claims for dong quai. The herb seems to have more than 18 active chemical components, which exert widely divergent effects. Some components can cause cancer and others have unknown side effects. Extensive testing of individual components must be done before dong quai can be deemed safe or effective.
Other names for Dong quai : -
Other names for dong quai include Chinese angelica, drykuei, tang-kuei, and women's ginseng.
Products containing dong quai are sold under such names as Dong K wai, Dong Quai Capsules, and Dong Quai Fluid Extract.
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