Dosage: Take 20 drops of Swiss Herbal Remedies dong quai tincture, three times daily, before meals. Mix with a little water.
Decocted Tincture of Cultivated Angelica sinensis (Dong Quai Root), 1:3, 25% ethyl alcohol.
Suitable for vegetarians
Seek advice if on medication, pregnant, or breastfeeding
'The female ginseng'. If there is one outstanding, all-round tonic for women, then this is it. It is good for women of all ages and particularly if they are anaemic, physically or mentally exhausted by illness, surgery or life! Dong Quai contains phyto-oestrogens that help alleviate the problems associated with the menopause and helps to balance the menstrual cycle in younger women. It relaxes the womb and helps alleviate period pains or abdominal pain caused by cysts etc. It improves blood flow to the arms and legs, and reduces palpitations. Combines well with Black Cohosh, Red Clover and Wild Yam.
Do not take more than the recommended dose.
Do not use if taking any drugs that affect the female hormonal system such as the Pill, HRT, Tamoxifen etc.
Do not take if pregnant or breastfeeding.
Do not take if you suffer or have suffered hormone dependant cancers such as breast, womb or ovarian cancer, seek advice from a herbalist first.
Seek advice from a herbalist if you wish to convert from HRT to herbal alternatives. Do not take if taking warfarin.
Do not use if you have heavy periods