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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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(2018) investigated the mechanism of the anti-fatigue effect of Danggui Buxue Tang on fatigue of male mice induced by forced swimming, and identified 14 metabolites providing evidence for the anti-fatigue effect.
Danggui (Korean angelica root) is the main ingredient used among the six herbs," Jeon said.
Bioactivities of major constituents isolated from Angelica sinensis (Danggui).
Li, "Simultaneous determination of bioactive constituents in Danggui Buxue Tang for quality control by HPLC coupled with a diode array detector, an evaporative light scattering detector and mass spectrometry," Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, vol.
investigated the effects of modified Danggui Buxue Tang (DGBX, a Chinese formula) on the regulation of the balance between proliferation and apoptosis of hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) due to the aberrant immune response in a mouse model of aplastic anemia.
In such cases, it is better to adopt the strategy of clearing heat and eliminating dampness, activating meridians, and relieving arthralgia using an agent such as Simiao Powder or Danggui Niantong Decoction.
Lin, "Bioactivities of major constituents isolated from Angelica sinensis (Danggui)," Chinese Medicine, vol.
Li et al., "Total glucosides of Danggui Buxue Tang attenuate BLM-induced pulmonary fibrosis via regulating oxidative stress by inhibiting NOX4," Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, vol.
Correlation between antioxidant activities and phenolic contents of radix Angelicae sinensis (Danggui).
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.
Tuo-Li-Xiao-Du-San (TLXDS) is a refined Chinese medicine formula consisting of four herbs: Danggui (Radix Angelica sinensis), Huangqi (Radix Astragali), Baizhi (Angelica dahurica), and Zaojiaoci (thorns of Gleditsia sinensis), in the ratio of 5:5:4:4 (15g for the former two and 12g for the latter two).