Dong quai is a kind of plant or herb in the Apiaceae family. Dong quai is native to China. It is widely used in traditional Chinese medicine as a home remedy to cure ailments such as: fatigue, gynecological problems, high blood pressure, and mild anemia. Other names for Dong quai include: Angelica China, Ligustilides, Ferulic Acid, Tan Kue, Tang Kuei, Bai Zhi, Toki, and Tanggwi.
Health Benefits of Dong quai
In China, dong quai, as an herbal cure, holistic health product, and homeopathic medicine is used as a sedative, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and treatment for PMS.
Aside from the uses listed above, it has also been suggested that dong quai as a home remedy or naturopathic herbal cure can be useful in the treatment of the following maladies: hypertension, infertility, ulcers, constipation, allergies, anemia, pain in the joint are, and psoriasis.
It has also been asserted that dong quai may be used with other ingredients to prevent premature ejaculation.
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