Dong Quai contains Dong Quai and is one of Solgar®'s Botanical range products.Solgar®'s Botanicals are carefully selected from plants growing in the wild or cultivated on special botanical farms. The finest, freshest botanicals are chosen based on a strict set of criteria such as the geographical origin of the raw material, the authentication of the species and the qualities of the raw material. Botanicals have been used by mankind since early history as the beneficial effects of food beyond their nutrient function have been recognised since early times. They have been used through centuries to maintain health and a lot of today's medicines were originally derived from botanicals. Botanicals are still the basis for Chinese medicine and are important constituents of many European natural remedies. As Hippocrates said, Let thy food be thy medicine, thy medicine be thy food'.
Dong Quai (Angelica Sinensis) is also known as female ginseng and is an herb belonging to the group of plants which also include parsley, carrots and coriander. It can be found in the mountains of China, Japan and Korea, and prefers the cooler climates. It has been an ingredient in Chinese traditional medicine for centuries, as well as being used in Native American and Ayurvedic medicine. The root has a strong and bitter taste.
Dong Quai is to be taken as 1 vegetable capsule daily, providing you with this ancient Chinese medicine.
Raw Dong Quai Root Powder, Bulking Agent: microcrystalline cellulose, Vegetable Capsule Shell: hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose, Dong Quai Root Powdered Extract (2:1) (Angelica sinensis), Anti-caking Agents: vegetable magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide.
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