Dong quai 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, and is beneficial in anaemia. Dong quai also warms the body by increasing peripheral circulation, protects and nourishes the liver and is a gentle laxative for chronic constipation.
Content: Dong Quai (Angelica sinensis)
Preparation: 1 tsp/cup, simmer 10 mins, 3 cups daily. For menstrual complaints, use for 1-2 weeks prior.
Other Names: Angelica sinensis, Female ginseng, Danggui
Grown in: China
Organic Status: Australian certified before repackaging
Plant Parts: Root
Packaging: Home compostable, reusable zip lock pouch
Caution: Avoid in pregnancy and diarrhea.
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