Join Us

Dong Quai

Save as Favorite
Sign in to receive recommendations (Learn more)

Also known as: Angelica sinensis, Chinese Angelica, dang gui, danggui, dong qua, ligustilides, tan kue bai zhi, tang kuei.

Potential uses: It's thought that dong quai may lessen menopausal symptoms, high blood pressure, anemia, constipation, and allergic reactions.

Usual dose: 4.5 grams of powdered herb per day.

Are there any risks? Taking dong quai for a short time is considered safe. But the effects of taking it for a long time or at high doses have not been studied.

What does the research show? Not enough research has been done to determine the safety or effectiveness of dong quai for relieving menopausal symptoms. No studies have included breast cancer patients.


Was this article helpful? Yes / No
Rn icon

Can we help guide you?

Create a profile for better recommendations



Beta How does this work? Learn more
Are these recommendations helpful? Take a quick survey

Fy21eoy sidebarad v01
Back to Top