Dong quai (Angelica sinensis)

Some interesting health benefits of dong quai include its ability to balance hormone levels, detoxify the body, ease the menstrual process, boost energy levels and circulation, improve mood, reduce visible signs of aging, protect skin, lower blood pressure, improve sex drive, and protect the heart.

 

 

 

The Methanol Extract of Angelica sinensis Induces Cell Apoptosis and Suppresses Tumor Growth in Human Malignant Brain Tumors https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3844186/pdf/ECAM2013-394636.pdf

Angelica sinensis extract inhibits RANKL-mediated osteoclastogenesis by down-regulated the expression of NFATc1 in mouse bone marrow cells https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4295400/pdf/12906_2014_Article_2046.pdf

Ferulic Acid, an Angelica sinensis-Derived Polyphenol, Slows the Progression of Membranous Nephropathy in a Mouse Model https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3403610/pdf/ECAM2012-161235.pdf

Polysaccharides from the root of Angelica sinensis promotes hematopoiesis and thrombopoiesis through the PI3K/AKT pathway https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3022894/pdf/1472-6882-10-79.pdf

Anti-TB Polyynes from the roots of Angelica sinensis https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2504689/pdf/nihms-58201.pdf

Angelica sinensis is effective in treating diffuse interstitial pulmonary fibrosis in rats https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4433952/pdf/tbeq-28-923.pdf

Chronic administration of Angelica sinensis polysaccharide e ectively improves fatty liver and glucose homeostasis in high-fat diet-fed mice https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4870572/pdf/srep26229.pdf

The Antidepressant Effect of Angelica sinensis Extracts on Chronic Unpredictable Mild Stress-Induced Depression Is Mediated via the Upregulation of the BDNF Signaling Pathway in Rats https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5014956/pdf/ECAM2016-7434692.pdf

A Study of the Wound Healing Mechanism of a Traditional Chinese Medicine, Angelica sinensis, Using a Proteomic Approach https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3319019/pdf/ECAM2012-467531.pdf

Angelica Sinensis Polysaccharides Stimulated UDP-Sugar Synthase Genes through Promoting Gene Expression of IGF-1 and IGF1R in Chondrocytes: Promoting Anti- Osteoarthritic Activity https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4159308/pdf/pone.0107024.pdf

Anti-Osteoporotic Effects of Angelica sinensis (Oliv.) Diels Extract on Ovariectomized Rats and Its Oral Toxicity in Rats https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4210922/pdf/nutrients-06-04362.pdf

Bioactive Peptides from Angelica sinensis Protein Hydrolyzate Delay Senescence in Caenorhabditis elegans through Antioxidant Activities https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4752986/pdf/OMCL2016-8956981.pdf

Effect of Angelica sinensis Polysaccharides on Osteoarthritis In Vivo and In Vitro: A Possible Mechanism to Promote Proteoglycans Synthesis https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3687727/pdf/ECAM2013-794761.pdf

Ethyl acetate fraction from Angelica sinensis inhibits IL-1β-induced rheumatoid synovial fibroblast proliferation and COX-2, PGE2, and MMPs production https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4177157/pdf/40659_2014_Article_38.pdf

An Experimental Novel Study: Angelica sinensis Prevents Epidural Fibrosis in Laminectomy Rats via Downregulation of Hydroxyproline, IL-6, and TGF-𝛽1 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3773456/pdf/ECAM2013-291814.pdf

Polysaccharides from the root of Angelica sinensis protect bone marrow and gastrointestinal tissues against the cytotoxicity of cyclophosphamide in mice https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1332197/pdf/ijmsv03p0001.pdf

The Aqueous Extract of a Popular Herbal Nutrient Supplement, Angelica sinensis, Protects Mice against Lethal Endotoxemia and Sepsis https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1766946/pdf/nihms-15586.pdf