In Traditional Chinese Medicine it is considered to replenish and tonify blood; form healthy new blood and promote blood circulation; nourish the female essence and regulate menstruation; and relieve pain.
It is used to treat any syndrome of blood-deficiency, various kinds of pain due to blood stasis, swellings, and traumatic hematoma.
Long used in traditional Asian herbal remedies, Dang Gui root is among the most important of the Chinese blood tonics. According to Chinese theory, this odor indicates that the herb will not only nourish, but will also disperse the blood through the body, penetrating the tissues and making the skin glow, the hair luxuriant, and the mind serene.
Dang Gui, sometimes spelled Dong Gui or Dong Quai, is Chinese angelica root.It is a perennial plant found along ravine streams, marshy meadows, river banks and sea coasts.Dang Gui is also rich in phytoestrogens, botanical substances that mimic the action of estrogen.It has the ability to balance female hormone levels and can be used during the menstrual cycle as well as during menopause and perimenopause.
Often used as a daily supplement to maintain good health, and/or to aid a wide variety of complaints.Indicated when there are signs of blood deficiency such as pale tongue, hormonal problems and circulatory issues, Dang Gui is used to treat dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, female infertility, anemia, tinnitus, hair loss, blurred vision, mental fogginess, fatigue, weakness, lightheadedness, reduced appetite and heart palpitations.