Dong Quai Extract
Phyto-Fresh Therapy - MBi Nutraceuticals - Molecular Biologics
Size: 2 oz.
DONG QUAI IS AN AROMATIC HERB THAT GROWS IN CHINA, KOREA, AND
The reputation of dong quai
is second only to ginseng and is considered the ultimate, all-purpose
woman's tonic herb. It is used for almost every gynecological
complaint from regulating the menstrual cycle to treating menopausal
symptoms caused by hormonal changes.
Dong quai is frequently used
by the Chinese as a strengthening treatment for the heart, spleen,
liver and kidneys. Both men and women use the herb as a general
DONG QUAI CONTAINS MANY
Dong quai contains vitamins
E, A and B12. Researchers have isolated at least six coumarin
derivatives that exert antispasmodic and vasodilatory effects.
Antispasmodics are a remedy for menstrual cramps. The essential
oil in dong quai contains ligustilide, butylphthalide, and numerous
other minor components. Ferulic acid and various polysaccharides
are also found in dong quai's root. These elements can prevent
spasms, reduce blood clotting and relax peripheral blood vessels.
Research has shown that dong quai produces a balancing effect
on estrogen activity.
MODERN TREATMENTS PRESCRIBE
THE HERB TO COMBAT PMS
It is also recommended to help
women resume normal menstruation after using birth control pills.
The herb has been found useful in balancing and treating many
female systems and cycles. Dong quai's constituents can act to
stimulate the central nervous system which can remedy weakness
and headaches associated with menstrual disorders. It strengthens
internal reproductive organs, helps with endometriosis and internal
bleeding or bruising. It relieves menopausal conditions such
as vaginal dryness and hot flashes.
Dong quai has a mild sedative
effect which can relieve stress and calms the nerves. It has
also been used to stimulate the uterus during childbirth, treat
insomnia, alleviate constipation, and migraine headaches.
THE HERB HAS ALSO BEEN USED
AS A BLOOD PURIFIER, TO PROMOTE BLOOD CIRCULATION AND NOURISH
THE BLOOD IN BOTH SEXES.
It is high in iron content
and may help to prevent iron deficiency and anemia. Studies show
that it can aid in regulating blood sugar and in lowering blood
KEEP OUT OF THE REACH
OF CHILDREN. Pregnant or lactating women, diabetics, hypoglycemics,
and people with known medical conditions and/or taking drugs
should consult with a licensed physician and/or pharmacist prior
to taking dietary supplements.
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