Complementary/Alternative Medicine: This monograph describes a natural or herbal product that is not subject to FDA guidelines for medicines. Patients and clinicians are advised to read package labels carefully to ensure safe and efficacious use.
Pronunciation: don kwi
Radix angelicae gigantis
Tan Kue Bai Zhi
Various uses as a blood purifier
Topically in combination with other ingredients for premature ejaculation
May have vasodilating and antispasmodic properties.
Binds to estrogen receptors.
Improved ejaculatory latency.
Metabolism and Excretion: Unknown.
Allergy to carrot, celery, mugwort, or other members of the Apiaceae family;
OB: Pregnancy and lactation.
Use Cautiously in:
Hormone-sensitive cancers and conditions (may exacerbate effects or stimulate growth of cancer cells);
Protein S deficiency (↑ risk for thrombosis);
Surgery (discontinue 2 wk prior to procedure).
Adverse Reactions/Side Effects
Misc: Some constituents are carcinogenic and mutagenic
* CAPITALS indicate life-threatening. Underline indicate most frequent.
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