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Chinese Angelica


What is Chinese Angelica?

Angelica sinensis or "female ginseng" is an herb from the family Apiaceae, indigenous to China. Its root is commonly known in Chinese as dong quai or danggui and is widely used in Chinese traditional medicine to treat gynecological ailments, fatigue, mild anemia and high blood pressure.It contains Volatile Oil, Bitter iridoids ,Resin ,Coumarins ,Valerianic acid ,Tannins ,Bergapten ,Vitamin A and Vitamin B.


What is the effective dosage of Chinese Angelina?

As a powder angelica root can be taken in capsules, tablets, tinctures, or as a tea. The effective dosage of Chinese angelica is 3-4 grams per day.


What are the benefits of Chinese Angelina?

• Chinese angelica is used to treat menstruation problems.
• It is used for promoting blood flow to the reproductive organs, relieving menstrual cramps, regulating uterine contractions, and alleviating some symptoms related to menopause.
• It increases the absorption of oxygen by the liver and purifies the blood, therefore nourishing the brain,
• It has also been shown to exhibit mild anti-inflammatory properties, which may make it useful for arthritis, asthma, and other inflammatory conditions.


What are the side effects of Chinese angelica?

Chinese angelic root is generally considered to be safe. Individuals taking it on a regular basis should limit prolonged exposure to the sun or other sources of ultraviolet radiation to avoid rash (due to photosensivity). Angelica root is not recommended for pregnant or lactating women.