Dong Quai

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What other names is Dong Quai known by?

Angelica China, Angelica sinensis, Angelica polymorpha var. sinensis, Angelicae Gigantis Radix, Angélique Chinoise, Angélique de Chine, Chinese Angelica, Dang Gui, Danggui, Danguia, Don Quai, Kinesisk Kvan, Ligustilides, Radix Angelicae Gigantis, Radix Angelicae Sinensis, Tang Kuei, Tan Kue Bai Zhi, Tanggwi, Toki.

What is Dong Quai?

Dong quai is a plant. People use the root to make medicine.

Possibly Effective for...

  • Premature ejaculation, when applied directly to the skin of the penis in combination with other medicines.

Possibly Ineffective for...

  • Menopausal symptoms.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Menstrual problems (dysmenorrhea), premenstrual syndrome (PMS), high blood pressure, joint aches and pains, ulcers, anemia, constipation, skin discoloration and psoriasis, the prevention and treatment of allergic problems, and other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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