Angelica: Dosage

In the form of tea, angelica root is processed as a monopreparation and in combination preparations, for example, in gastric and gastrointestinal teas. As a phytopharmaceutical, the drug is offered in various forms of preparation, mainly as drops, powder, mixture, ointment or distillate in the group of gastrointestinal remedies.

The right dose

Unless otherwise prescribed, the mean daily dose is 4.5 grams of the drug, 1.5 to 3 grams of the fluid extract, 1.5 grams of the tincture, or 10 to 20 drops of the essential oil.

Angelica in traditional Chinese medicine.

The root of Chinese angelica (Angelica polymorpha var. Sinensis, dang gui) is an important medicine in traditional Chinese medicine, used for example to treat anemia and constipation.

Angelica: preparation as a tea

To prepare tea, 1.5 grams of the finely chopped or powdered drug (one teaspoon corresponds to about 2.5 grams) is mixed with cold water and boiled briefly or poured directly with boiling water. A cup of the unsweetened tea should be drunk about half an hour before each meal.

Contraindications of angelica

Angelica root should not be used in cases of stomach ulcers or duodenal ulcers, as well as during pregnancy.

The drug should be kept dry and protected from light.