Antihypertensive Effect Of Angelica Sinensis Radix After Stir-fry
Radix angelicae sinensis
1.Curing heart-throb, megrim and injuries from falls and also
enriching the blood.
2.providing energy, vitality, and resistance to disease.
3.treating anemia, boils, headaches, venous problems, low
im-munity, and problems of peripheral blood flow.
4.regulating female hormones, in the treatment of most menstrual
and menopausal problems and in pregnancy and delivery.
5.a blood tonic, promoting its production and circulation.
6.preventing spasms, relaxing vessels, and reducing blood clotting in peripheral
Bust Plus(, danggui huoxue tang (blood stimulant decoction of dong
quai), danggui buxue tang (dong quai hematinic decoction), hormonal
and immune system tonic, Four Things Soup (dong quai, Rehmannia glutinosa, Ligusticum wallichii, and Paeonia lactiflora), koo sar pills (containing 11 ingredients, including dong quai),
Phyto-Female Complex (SupHerb®, Netanya, Israel; ingredients:
standardized extracts of black cohosh, dong quai, milk thistle, red
clover, American ginseng, and chaste-tree berry), shou wu chih,
dong quai four, shenyan huayu tang (decoction for nephritis and
stasis), Sini decoction, Siwu tang, shimotus to, tokishakuyakusan,
xiao yao powder, xiao yao wan ("free and easy wanderer," Bupleurum,
and dong quai), yishen tang (kidney tonic decoction).
Dong quai (Angelica sinensis), also known as Chinese angelica, is a member of the plant family
Apiaceae, which includes parsley, celery, carrots, and poison
hemlock. Dong quai has been used for thousands of years in
traditional Chinese, Korean, and Japanese medicine. It remains one
of the most popular plants in Chinese medicine, and it is used
primarily for health conditions in women (1). Dong quai has been
called "female ginseng," based on its use for painful menstruation,
anemia associated with menstruation, pregnancy, premenstrual
syndrome, pelvic pain, recovery from childbirth or illness, and
fatigue or low vitality. It is also given to men and women for
strengthening xue, or blood, for cardiovascular conditions, high blood pressure,
inflammation, headache, infections, and nerve pain.
could lower blood pressures, plasma renin activities, and
angiotensin II levels of SHR, but AD failed to do those. APD
exhibited hypotensive effects by regulating renin-angiotensin
system and may warrant further evaluation as a potential