原色 当归头（16 oz/盒）
Chinese Angelica Root /Dang Gui (16 oz)
Radix Angelica sinensis (aka Dang gui, tang kuei) is a popular herbal tonic often used in Chinese cooking and medicine to enrich blood, promote blood circulation and modulate the immune system. It is also used to treat chronic constipation of the elderly and debilitated as well as regulate menstrual disorders including, PMS, sparse period, irregularity, pain and menopausal discomforts.
Dried dang gui root and slices can be added to teas and soups for added flavor and rejuvenating benefits.
NOTE: It is estrogenic and should be avoided by women with estrogen-sensitive, active cancers. Also avoid it with fever because it is warming in nature.
“Dong quai polysaccharides demonstrated anti-osteoarthritic activity by stimulating insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF1) and IGF1 receptor gene expression, thereby promoting UDP-sugars and glycosaminoglycan synthesis.” (webMD.com)
From the manufacturer:
The taste is sweet; pungent and bitter; the herb is warm in nature. This product is the dried root of Angelica, a plant of the Umbelliferae family. It has been used to cure irregular menstruation, amenorrhea, abdominal pain, agglomeration [endometriosis?], uterine bleeding; blood deficiency, headache, dizziness, paralysis; intestinal dryness, difficulty in stool, bloody dysentery, heavy dysentery; carbuncle, sore, falling injury, bruising.
It enters the Liver, Heart, and Spleen meridians.
Indications: Replenishing blood and promoting blood circulation, regulating menstruation and relieving pain, moistening the intestines and laxative. It is used for blood deficiency and chlorosis [an iron-deficiency anemia especially of adolescent girls that may impart a greenish tint to the skin,] dizziness, palpitations, irregular menstruation, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, deficiency and cold abdominal pain, dry intestinal constipation, rheumatic arthralgia, “fall flutter injury” [bruising?], carbuncle sore.
Jiu Danggui Huoxue Tongmeno is used for amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, rheumatism arthralgia. Angelica sinensis is used for blood stasis block, lack of menstruation, amenorrhea, abdominal pain during menstruation, injury caused by falls, stagnation of meridians, and carbuncle sores.
Dosage: Oral administration: decoction, 6~12g; or into pills or powder; or soak in wine; or compress ointment.
Cautions: Take it with caution if the dampness [phlegm, bloating, edema] is full or loose stools.
- Achyranthes, Angelica Honey Cream [water extract]
50 grams of Achyranthes root, 500 grams of cistanche root, 50 grams of Angelica sinensis, appropriate amount of honey.
Add water to soak the achyranthes, cistanche, angelica, and then cook it to make a decoction. Take the decoction once every 20 minutes. Add water and decoct it for a total of 3 times. Combine the decoctions and simmer it until it is reduced to 1/3. Allow it to cool and add the honey and bottle it for later use.
Efficacy: warming and laxative.
- Angelica & Pig Kidney soup
1 pig kidney, 15 grams each of ginseng and angelica.
First wash the ginseng and angelica, put it into a gauze bag, tie the bag tightly, put it in a casserole, add an appropriate amount of water, and soak for 2 hours.
Cut the pig kidneys in half, remove the white fascia and clean them. Soak the kidney in salted water for 30 minutes and rinse with cold water to remove the smell. Put them in the casserole with the herbs and heat them with water to stew. Bring the kidney to a boil then simmer for 30-40 minutes. Remove the pig kidneys and cut them into thin slices after cooling.
Add appropriate amount of soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil, ginger, minced garlic and other seasonings. Eat the kidney and drink the soup.
Efficacy: Nourishes the kidney and qi, nourishes blood and calms the nerves. It is used to treat weak kidney qi, insufficient qi and blood, impotence, spermatorrhea, sore back and knees, dizziness, pale complexion, palpitations, shortness of breath, insomnia, spontaneous sweating, and fatigue.
- Angelica & Long Yellow Daylily with Pork Soup
15 grams of angelica, 15 grams of lily flower, 150 grams of lean pork, salt, vegetable oil, and optional MSG.
Wash the pork and shred it; wash the day lily flower; wash the angelica, put it into a gauze bag, and tie the bag tightly. Put the pork, day lily and angelica medicine bag into the pot together, add water, boil it on high, then simmer for about 30 minutes.
After the meat is cooked and tender stop cooking, remove the medicine bag and (optional) add a little MSG. Add vegetable oil, salt and other spices as appropriate. Eat it as a snack, drink the soup, eat the meat with vegetables.
Efficacy: To replenish qi and blood, and blood to pass the pulse. Indications for body weakness, dizziness and relieving vertigo, fatigue, amenorrhea caused by deficiency of qi and blood.
- Angelica Pheasant soup
15 grams of angelica, 250 grams of pheasant, 15 grams of Rehmannia glutinosa, 12 grams of Ligustrum lucidum, cooking wine, refined salt, optional MSG, ginger, pepper, and chicken broth.
First wash the pheasant, blanch it in boiling water, remove the blood and chop it into pieces. Then wash the Angelica sinensis, Rehmannia glutinosa and Ligustrum lucidum, put them in a gauze bag and tie them. Add chicken soup to the pot, add pheasant, medicine bag, cooking wine, refined salt, (optional) MSG monosodium glutamate, ginger slices, and pepper. Bring it to a boil, simmer until the meat is cooked, remove the medicine bag and ginger slices, and put it in a soup bowl and serve. Eat the meat and drink the soup.
Efficacy: It nourishes blood, strengthen muscles and bones, regulates menstruation and promotes blood circulation. Indications for uterine bleeding caused by deficiency of kidney yin in women. For surgical diseases such as bruises, eating this soup has an adjuvant therapeutic effect.