Dong Quai Powder
Dong quai, sometimes called ‘female ginseng’ is revered in Traditional Chinese Medicine for the treatment of menstrual cramps, irregularity, delayed flow and weakness, as well as the symptoms of menopause. It acts on the blood by nourishing, tonifying and purifying. Dong quai also warms the body by increasing peripheral circulation, protects and nourishes the liver and is a gentle laxative for chronic constipation.
Serve Size: 2-10g
Add 1-2 grams (1/2-1 teaspoon) per serve to a pot of boiled water and brew for 10-20 minutes. Pour and add sweetener if needed. Can add straight into a cup, add honey, mix into a paste and add hot water. 3 cups daily.
For menstrual complaints, use for 1-2 weeks prior. Serve range: 4.5-9g of dried root per day.
Specifications for Dong Quai Powder
|Other names||Female Ginseng, Danggui, Dang Gui, Chinese Angelica|
|Country of Origin||China|
|Precautions||Dong quai should not be used in the case of chronic diarrhea, abdominal distention, bleeding tendency or excessively heavy periods. Not recommended for use during pregnancy. Dong quai may increase the effects of anticoagulant, antiplatelet, and antithrombotic drugs – please discuss with your healthcare practitioner.|
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