The primary use of Dong Quai is as a uterine tonic, reducing menstrual pain and reducing disagreeable symptoms of menopause.
Dong Quai does not stimulate the production of estrogen.
The herb is used in tonics for both sexes to relieve pain caused by neuralgia, poor circulation, and arthritis.
Avoid when there is diarrhea with flatulence. Not to be used while pregnant or if you are on blood thinning medications.