Dong quai is a natural remedy derived from the Chinese plant Angelica sinesis. Remedies made from this plant are used commonly in Chinese medicine. They are also used to treat vasomotor symptoms of menopause, however there is insufficient evidence to determine whether dong quai is effective in relieving hot flushes associated with menopause. The re is also some evidence that Dong quai may present health risks for post menopausal women.
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