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GNC Herbal PlusŪ Whole Herb Dong Quai Root
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GNC Herbal PlusŪ Whole Herb Dong Quai Root100 Vegetarian Capsules
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Supports Women's Health*
Whole Herb 550 mg
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- Supplement Facts
As a dietary supplement, take one capsule daily.
Serving Size 1 Capsule Servings Per Container 100 Amount Per Serving % DV Dong Quai Root (Angelica sinensis) 550.00 mg ** ** Daily Value (DV) not established
- Health Notes
Dong QuaiDong QuaiCommon names:Chinese Angelica
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This supplement has been used in connection with the following health conditions:
Used for Amount WhyDysmenorrhea Refer to label instructions [1 star]Dong quai has been used either alone or in combination with other traditional Chinese medicine herbs to help relieve painful menstrual cramps.Menopause Refer to label instructions [1 star]Dong quai is an herb with weak estrogen-like actions similar to soy. In one trial, a formula containing licorice, burdock, dong quai, wild yam, and motherwort reduced menopause symptoms.Premenstrual Syndrome Refer to label instructions [1 star]In Traditional Chinese medicine, dong quai is typically used in combination with herbs such as peony and osha for menopausal symptoms and menstrual cramps.
Parts Used & Where Grown
Dong quai is a member of the celery family. Greenish-white flowers bloom from May to August, and the plant is typically found growing in damp mountain ravines, meadows, river banks, and coastal areas. The root is used in herbal medicine.
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- Tastes bad
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Comments about GNC HERBAL PLUS STANDARDIZED GNC Herbal Plus® Whole Herb Dong Quai Root:
I have always had irregular periods. After doing some research on natural ways to help I ran across this product. I bought a bottle this past summer and within 2 weeks I had a period (after months w/out one)! It does take a while to regulate which is why I'm doing the review now. The only downside is the taste is pretty bad, but the results are worth it!
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