dong quai

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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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Ingredient and chemical compositions of medicinal plant by-products Item Korean name Value (g/kg) Ingredient, as-fed basis Rehmanniae radix preparata Sukjihwang 118 Angelica gigas nakai Danggui 118 Zingiber officinale roscoe Sangkang 108 Paeoniae radix Jakyak 108 Cnidii rhizome Cheongung 97 Zizyphus jujuba Daechu 97 Citrus nobilis makino Kyul 97 Bupleuri radix Siho 86 Plantago asiatica L.
A Chinese herbal decoction Danggui Buxe Tang, prepared from Radix Astragali and Radix Angeiicae Sinensis stimulates the immune responses.
It is comprised of danggui (Angelica sinensis), chuanxiong (Ligusticum chuanxiong), baishaoyao (Paeonia lactiflora) and shoudehuang (Rehmannia glutinosa), and has been shown to suppress sympathetic nervous system activity in humans causing uterine relaxation.
Some, like camomile, are common in the West, others, such as danggui, are not.
To investigate the pharmacological effects of Danggui Buxue Tang (DBT) on immune-mediated aplasia anemia mice.
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Danggui Buxue Tang (DBT) is a very common herbal decoction for woman aliment, and which contains AR and Angelica Sinensis Radix.
Simultaneous determination of calycosin-7-O-beta-D-glucoside, ononin, astragaloside IV, astragaloside I and ferulic acid in rat plasma after oral administration of Danggui Buxue Tang extract for their pharmacokinetic studies by liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry.