Menstrual Tonic (formerly Dong Quai Combo)
Our Menstrual Tonic is a tincture formula that provides a woman with support for conditions that may occur throughout her menstrual cycle.
- Featuring dong quai, called "female ginseng," a classic herb in TCM that has a net regulating effect on menstruation
- With rehmannia, a herb whose key constituents include iridoid glycosides and which is valued for treating hormonal disorders
- Includes blue cohosh, black cohosh, wild yam, and ginger, herbs that are extremely useful for treating painful periods
- Complemented by lady's mantle, a uterine tonic herb
Use Menstrual Tonic if you're a woman and need to address key symptomatic issues related to menstruation, including premenstrual irritability, depression, bloating, as well as painful periods.
St. Francis Herb Farm's Menstrual Tonic ingredients are Wildcrafted/Certified Organically Grown.
Available sizes: 50ml, 100ml, 250ml and larger sizes for Health Professionals.
A large tuberous perennial with yellow blossoms and narrow green leaves that stands about a metre high, ginger has its origins in southern Asia, but can now be found in nearly all tropical and subtropical countries.
Medicinal Ingredients (per 1 ml):
Dong Quai (Angelica sinensis, root) 0.22 ml (1:4, QCE 55 mg)
Rehmannia (Rehmannia glutinosa, root) 0.22 ml (1:3, QCE 73.3 mg)
Black Cohosh (Actaea racemosa, root) 0.16 ml (1:5, QCE 32 mg)
Lady’s Mantle (Alchemilla vulgaris, top) 0.11 ml (1:4, QCE 27.5 mg)
Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides, root) 0.11 ml (1:4, QCE 27.5 mg)
Wild Yam (Dioscorea villosa, root) 0.11 ml (1:4, QCE 27.5 mg)
Ginger (Zingiber officinale, root) 0.07 ml (1:1, QCE 70 mg)
Adults: Take 1-2 ml (30-60 drops) 3 times daily in a little water on an empty stomach.
Duration of Use:
Consult a health care practitioner for use beyond 7 days.
Cautions and Warnings:
Consult a health care practitioner before use: if you are taking birth control pills; if you are taking blood thinners/anticoagulants; if you are taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT); if you have family history of cancer; if you have a liver disorder or develop symptoms of liver trouble. If menstruation is delayed or absent, or if you experience increased menstrual bleeding time, discontinue use and consult a health care practitioner. Avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight, ultraviolet light (UV), or UV therapy. Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms worsen or persist.
Do not use: if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or are planning to conceive/become pregnant; if you have allergy/hypersensitivity to members of the Apiaceae/Umbelliferae family (anise, caraway, carrot, celery, dill, parsley); if you have diarrhea or haemorraghic diseases; if you have hypermenorrheoea/profuse menstrual flow/heavy periods.
Known Adverse Reactions:
Hypersensitivity (e.g. allergy) has been known to occur, in which case, discontinue use. If you experience breast pain, discomfort, and/or tenderness, discontinue use and consult a health care practitioner.Keep out of reach of children. Do not use if seal is broken. Store at room temperature.