Angelica extract, also known as Dong Quai Extract, is an herbal supplement used for various ailments. Derived from the root of the aromatic herb, Chinese angelica, it has been used for a digestive tonic, gynecological disorders, and many other conditions. Also a flavoring agent in some foods, it is most commonly used and sold as a light yellow powder.
Angelica is a good remedy for colds, coughs, pleurisy, wind, colic, rheumatism and diseases of the urinary organs, and it is generally used as a stimulating expectorant, combined with other expectorants the action of which is facilitated, and to a large extent diffused, through the whole of the pulmonary region. It is also a useful agent for feverish conditions, acting as a diaphoretic.
Angelica Extract benefits:
- With the function of treating muscle and joint pain, neuralgia, lumbar muscle strain, muscle rheumatism, arthritis;
- With the function of treating of chronic pelvic inflammatory disease, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrheal and other gynecological illnesses;
- With the function of preventing and treating of cardiovascular diseases, anti-tumor and anti-inflammatory;
- With the function of increase immunity.
Dong quai root has been shown to affect estrogen and other hormones in animals. It is not known if these same effects happen in humans.
Angelica Extract Dosage:
Several forms of the plant exist and dosages vary widely: crude root extract by decoction ranges from 3 to 15 g/day; while in combination, preparations 75 mg to 500 mg may be taken up to 6 times a day.
Angelica Extract Precautions:
Dong quai can cause skin to become extra-sensitive to the sun. This might put you at greater risk for skin cancer. Wear sun block outside, especially if you are light-skinned. Taking dong quai in large amounts for a long period of time is POSSIBLY UNSAFE. Dong quai contains chemicals that are considered to be cancer-causing (carcinogens).
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