Donq quai is a member of the carrot family and its root has a mild, sweet taste that pairs well with licorice. It is referred to as "female ginseng" since it's thought to have a balancing effect on the female hormonal system and traditionally it has been used as a Chinese remedy to support women's health. The root is rich in vitamins A, B-3, C, E, iron, magnesium, and other minerals and it has compounds with anti-inflammatory and immune-stimulating effects. Dong Quai Root is commonly used as teas and tinctures, usually with other herbs.
Dried Root / Cut & Sifted
TISANE "HERBAL" TEA BREW TIMES:
Ground tisane teas and tea bags - Steep 2 to 5 minutes
Loose leaf tisane teas - Steep 3-5 minutes
Root and seed-based tisane teas - Steep 6-8 minutes
*Steep in newly boiling water (212ºF) to best release the health benefits.
Dong Quai Root
Specific: Not for use during pregnancy except under the supervision of a qualified healthcare practitioner. Not to be used with blood thinning medications.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications. Keep all herbs out of reach of children and pets.
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