Also known as dong quai or female Ginseng.
This dried root is used in traditional Chinese medicine to assist with women's health, cardiovascular conditions, osteoarthrosis, inflammations, headaches, infections, fatigue, mild anaemia and high blood pressure.
- Useful in helping to end hot flashes and menstrual cramps
- Also used as a liver tonic and in treating sciatica and shingles
- Promotes blood circulation
Dang Gui has been used by the Chinese for more than two thousand years, to strengthen the heart, lung, spleen, liver and kidney meridians and as a tonic for the blood. It is traditionally characterized as a warm atmospheric energy that promotes blood circulation. This root has earned a reputation as the "ultimate herb" for women. It is widely used among Chinese women as a fortifying daily tonic that naturally provides balancing and normalizing support for women's unique rhythms, cycles and body systems.
It is not recommended during pregnancy or for people taking blood thinning agents.