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Angelica polymorpha sinensis is a well known and studied herb that has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for thousands of years. It has analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antispasmodic and wound healing effects due to the plantâ€™s high level of phytochemicals, which include coumarins, phytosterols, polysaccharides, ferulate, and flavonoids. It is well known for its use in treating female ailments, and is commonly known as female ginseng or dong quai.
Dong Quai, Female Ginseng
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