Angelica Sinensis (dang gui)

Nature: Warm; bitter, sweet, slightly pungent; attributive to liver and spleen.


Angelica Sinensis

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Nature: Warm; bitter, sweet, slightly pungent; attributive to liver and spleen.

 

Characteristics: Roots of a fragrant perennial herb, highly aromatic and sold in flat, irregular pieces with brown spotted oil cavities. It is a general herb known as the great tonic for all female deficiencies. Modern scientific research validates it to contain estrogenic compounds called phytoestrogens, which account for its menstrual-regulating properties. The herb has also been proven to enhance immunity.

 

Therapeutic effects: Phytoestrogen effects for painful and abnormal menstruation and premenstrual syndrome; enrich blood and promote circulation; stimulate appetite; improve muscle tone; stimulate immune system; anti-bacterial; moisturize dryness and loose bowel.