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dong quai

 (do͝ong kwā, kwī)
n.
A perennial aromatic herb (Angelica sinensis) in the parsley family, native to China and Japan, yielding a root that is used medicinally for gynecological disorders such as premenstrual syndrome, menstrual cramps, and menopausal symptoms.

[Mandarin dāng guī, from Middle Chinese taŋ kyj : taŋ, should, ought + kyj, return (from the belief that the plant causes blood to return where it should).]
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It is locally known as Dang gui, although specifically 'Korean Dang Gui' (or Cham-dang-gui) (Joo et al.
Chinese English name Botanical name Frequency name of herb Gan cao Licorice Clycyrrhiza 26,185 uralensis Dang gui Chinese Angelica Radix Angelicae 16,285 Sinensis Ren shen Panax Ginseng Radix et rhizoma 14,154 ginseng Fu ling Indian Bread Poria 13,624 Bai zhu Largehead Radix atractylodis 10,361 Atractylodes macrocephalae Rhizome Fang feng Divaricate Radix 8661 Saposhnikovia saposhnikoviae Root Mu xiang Aucklandia Lappa Radix aucklandiae 8212 Fu zi Monkshood Radix aconiti 8111 lateralis praeparata Huang qin Baical Radix Scutellariae 7903 Skullcap Root Huang lian Golden Thread Rhizoma coptidis 7504 Chinese Formulae Database contains 96,592 formulae records.
It is the active ingredient in the Chinese herbal remedy called Dang Gui Long Hui Wan, which is used to treat chronic myeloid leukemia.
BAK KUT THE: This translates into ' meat bone tea', and comprises meaty pork ribs in a broth of herbs and spices which include star anise, cinnamon, cloves, dang gui , fennel seeds and garlic.
Therefore, Dang Gui was removed from the above formula and 20 grams of stir-fried Bai Zhu (Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae) were added.