Pinyin Name: Dang Gui
English Name: Radix Angelicae Sinensis
Other Names: Dong Gwai, Chinese Angelica
Tastes: Acrid, Bitter, Sweet
Origin: Gansu, Sichuan, Shaanxi and Hubei provinces in China
Benefits of Dang Gui:
Dang Gui is endemic to China. It must be plucked in late autumn. It is often used to treat depression, diabetes, eczema, fatigue, glaucoma, hemorrhoids, insomnia, migraine, osteoporosis, thyroid disorders.
Side Effects: Side effects can occur in some people after taking Dang Gui. It may include difficult breathing, severe burning, redness, pain, swelling.