What you are buying here is one bottle Dong Quai 530 mg x100 Capsules PMS aid pain relief reducing anxiety women ginseng Angelica sinensis Dong Quai Benefits There are many species of the angelica plant and dong quai or angelica sinensis is one of the most popular angelica herbs especially in China. This herb which is an important element in traditional Chinese medicine is also known as the Chinese angelica and female ginseng. This is because of its effectiveness in treating gynecological problems and many other women’s conditions and diseases such as recovering from childbirth and pelvic pain. Two of the active ingredients present in angelica sinensis are ferulic acid and coumarin. Both these compounds and others such as phytosterols, polysaccharides and flavonoids produce analgesic, anti inflammatory, antispasmodic and sedative effects. Angelica root is able to suppress muscle spasms and also reduce pain. It is able to relax muscles including the uterus and dilate blood vessels. Because of its muscle relaxing effect, it is used in the treatment of premenstrual syndrome or PMS. It is also used to restore menstrual cycles especially after stopping the use of contraceptive pills and in the treatment of amenorrhea or the absence of menstruation. Based on extensive studies done by Chinese and Japanese researchers, angelica sinensis has the potential to support normal blood pressure levels because of its antispasmodic properties. Chinese traditional medicine also uses angelica root to treat inflammation, headaches and nerve pains. Angelica root is also used in treating fatigue and mild anemia.