Dong Quai is basically herbal product that is commonly referred to as Chinese Angelica,
Dang Gui, or Tang Kuei. It is technically named as Angelica Sinensis.
Dong Quai is also known by many other names, Angelica Dahurica, Angelica Acutiloba,
Angelica Atropurpurea, Angelica Archangelica, Angelica Edulis, Angelica Gigas, Angelica
Root, Angelica Silvestris, Angelique, Danggui-Nian-Tong-Tang (DGNTT), Dong Quai Root,
Dong Qui, Dry-Kuei, Engelwurzel, Female Ginseng, Garden Angelica, Heiligenwurzel,
Kinesisk Kvan, Kinesisk Kvanurt, Ligusticum Glaucescens Franch, Ligusticum Officinale,
Koch, Ligustilides, Phytoestrogen, Qingui, Radix Angelica Sinensis, Root of the Holy
Ghost, Tan Kue Bai Zhi, Tang Kuei Root, Tang Kwei, Tang Quai, Tanggui, Tanggwi, Toki,
Wild Angelica, Wild Chin Quai, Women's Ginseng, Yuan Nan Wild Dong Quai, Yungui.
Dong Quai is an essential herb from the Apiaceae plant, which could be found in China.
It is the derivative of the Angelica Polymorpha Maxim.
The plant from where Dong Quai is derived has an extensively wide usage. Its root,
leaves, stalks and rhizome are deemed as useful and beneficial in the development
of the therapeutic herb itself.
Dong Quai is basically therapeutic herb which has been said to be effective in healing
feminine or gynecological discomforts brought about by their monthly period. It also
promotes milk production among moms who have just given birth.
It is also like Ginseng, which enhances blood circulation and promotes an active
sex life. Moreover, it is considered as something that purifies blood and other body
fluid. It is also said to be an effective herbal medicine for hypertensive people.
Aside from its gynecological therapeutic benefits, Dong Quai is also used as a laxative.
It enables unwanted toxins to be flushed out of the system. It is likewise used to
purify the blood.
Dong Quai is often recommended for the use of women suffering from the common discomforts
brought about by menstruation. Moreover, it relieves constipation problems.