Dong Quai

Raíz china fresca de dang gui, angelica sinensis, medicina tradicional a base de hierbas

Angelica sinensis

Sinónimos:
Danggui, Ginseng femenino
Angelica_sinensis (Wikipedia)

Angelica sinensis
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Eudicots
Clade:Asterids
Order:Apiales
Family:Apiaceae
Genus:Angelica
Species:
A. sinensis
Binomial name
Angelica sinensis
Synonyms
  • Angelica omeiensis C.Q.Yuan & R.H.Shan
  • Angelica wilsonii H.Wolff

Angelica sinensis, commonly known as dong quai (simplified Chinese: 当归; traditional Chinese: 當歸) or female ginseng, is a herb belonging to the family Apiaceae, indigenous to China. Angelica sinensis grows in cool high altitude mountains in China, Japan, and Korea. The yellowish brown root of the plant is harvested in the fall and is a well-known Chinese medicine which has been used for thousands of years.

Dong Quai (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Cantonese 當歸当归 (dong1 gwai1).

Noun

dong quai (uncountable)

  1. Angelica sinensis, a herb native to China, used in traditional Chinese medicine.

Synonyms

  • Chinese angelica, female ginseng

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