Dang Gui, Radix Angelica Sinensis, is sweet, acrid, and warm. It means “state of return” because of its ability to induce the proper return of qi and blood to where it belongs in the body. It’s considered a sagely herb for women because of its ability to treat a variety of women’s conditions. It’s one of the most important herbs for women and a main ingredient in many gynecological formulas in Chinese medicine.
Dang Gui tonifies the blood and regulates menstruation. It helps stop pain. Dang Gui is a precious herb during the postpartum period because it helps to nourish and move the blood.
If you are pregnant or nursing, always consult a healthcare practitioner before taking this herb for your specific health condition.