Angelica Root and Its Benefit.
- Basic Botanical Information of the Genus Angelica L.,and Species.
- Distribution of the Angelica Root Species,and Chinese Angelica Root or Dong Quai.
- History and Archeology of Angelica Spectrum, Traditional Uses of the Angelica Family.
- Phytochemicals and Constituents of the Chinese Angelica Root.
- Traditional Uses of the herb Chinese Angelica Root or Dong Quai, and its used for hormones balance and for Beauty.
- Chinese Angelica Root or Dang Gui: Its Modern Indications,and Dietary Applications.
- Angelica Root or Dong Quai: Administration Guide and Suggestions.
- Photo Gallery of Angelica Root.
Applications and Properties:
Hematological Effects, Cardiovascular Effects, Cardioprotective.
Anti-Microbial, Anti-Infection of Cryptosporidium, Antiviral and Antibacterial Effect.
Antioxidant Effects:Antioxidant effects of Angelia Sinensis identified with FeCl2-ascorbic acid,ECV304 cells,H2O2 or UV irradiation, H2O2 induced cytotoxicity, t-BHP oxidation, Abeta-induced oxidation, oxidative stress of ischemic neuronal injury related, Chemoprotective.
Angiogenesis effects and wound healing effect.
Uterine Effects, Menopause Symptoms and menopausal irregularity, Estrogenic activity.
Immune Regulating Effects, Anti-Cancer, immunomodulatory activity, Antitumor on hepatocellular carcinoma.
Antifibrotic effects, against Pulmonary fibrosis and Lung, Kidney protection
Central Nervous System Effect.Brain protection, neuroprotective, gainst cognitive dysfunction and brain damage
Hepatic Protective Effect.
Angelica Sinensis Root, also known as Chinese Angelica Root, or Dang Gui, or Dong Quai, is native to the east part of the Asia-Euro continent, is the medicinal part of the Angelica sinensis (Oliv.) Diels, a perennial aromatic plant of the Apiaceae(Umbelliferae) family.The cultivated Chinese Angelica Root could be collected after 2 to 3 years cultivation. It is a commonly used herb ever since collected and recorded by the ancient herbal classics Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing, and used a lot in disease related with blood and gynecological disease.
In the TCM system, the herb Chinese Angelica Root(Danɡ Gui) is noted taste sweet, spicy(pungent), bitter, nature warm.Enter into the liver, heart, spleen meridians.
In the TCM system, the herb Chinese Angelica Root(Danɡ Gui) main functions tonifying blood and activating blood circulation, tonify blood and harmonizing the blood, regulate menstruation and relieve pains, moistening intestines and relaxing bowel.Indicated for syndromes blood deficiency,sallow yellow facial complexion,dizziness and palpitation,menoxenia(irregular menses, irregular menstruation),amenorrhea and dysmenorrhea, celialgia due to deficiency cold(cold deficient type abdominal pain),amenorrhea and celialgia(abdominal pain),abdominal mass and accumulation,metrorrhagia and metrostaxis(uterine bleeding),cephalea of blood deficiency type(headache due to blood deficiency),dizziness,flaccid paralysis(weak of hands and feet),numbness of the skin,constipation due to intestine dryness,dysentery characterized by blood in the stool and tenesmus,rheumatic arthralgia and impediment pain,traumatic injury,swelling and ulcer on the body surface,etc.
At North America, the herb Chinese Angelica Root(Dong Quai) is suggested for ensuring a healthy pregnancy and delivery and to treat gynecologic problems such as irregular periods, menstrual cramps, menstrual-related weakness, stomachache after childbirth, infertility, and vaginal infection discharges.Also used to allay menopausal symptoms, to prevent and treat allergy symptoms, control anemia and allay headaches due to blood deficiency, manage high blood pressure, reduce ulcers, allay constipation, control rheumatism, and purify the blood.
At Europe,the herb Dong Quai(Angelica sinensis) is used to relieve menopausal symptoms,used for arrhythmia,asthma and bronchitis,cardiovascular disorders,constipation,infertility,infection,insomnia,kidney problems,liver disorders,migraines,neuralgia,menstrual problems,and uterine contractions,etc.
In the TCM system, the herb Chinese Angelica Root(Danɡ Gui) is suggested a dosage 6~12 grams as a decoction for internal uses.At North America, herbalists suggested a standard daily dosage for Dong Quai is from 3 to 15 grams.
In applications of the herb Chinese Angelica Root(Danɡ Gui), attention should be paid in the cases damp obstruction and abdominal distension, loose stool the herb should be avoided(not use), in the cases of uterine bleeding and menometrorrhagia(profuse menstruation, excessive menstruation) should use the herb with cautions.
Safety and Toxicity:
Ancient herbal classics all noted and recorded the Chinese Angelica Root is non-toxic. Experiments also prove that the toxicity of the Chinese Angelica Root(Dang Gui) is very low. For example, the Maximum lethal dose of the root extract saps is 30-90 g/kg(po), maxium lethal dose of the dry leaves saps is 100 g/kg(po);the LD50 of Chinese Angelica Root(Dang Gui) is 100 g/kg(iv),acute poisoned Mice show symptoms breath inhibition, crawling on legs and do not move, convulsions to death; the LD50 of Angelica Root injection is 80g/kg(iv); The LD50 of sodium ferulate is 1.71g/kg(iv), few patients who take tincture of angelica root and sedatives may show symptoms tired and sleepy, individual patients show symptoms skin itching, stomach discomfort, but are very mild, generally do not need to stop administration, if the symptoms abdominal pain increased,should stop administration.
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