Uses supported by clinical data
None. Although Radix Angelicae Sinensis has been alleged to be useful for the treatment of menopausal symptoms, a randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial concluded that 4.5 g of the root daily for 24 weeks did not alleviate menopausal symptoms, such as hot flushes.
Uses described in pharmacopoeias and in traditional systems of medicine
Treatment of menstrual disorders such as irregular menstruation, amenorrhoea and dysmenorrhoea. As an analgesic for symptomatic treatment of rheumatic arthralgia, abdominal pain and in the management of postoperative pain. Treatment of constipation, anaemia, chronic hepatitis and cirrhosis of the liver.
Uses described in folk medicine, not supported by experimental or clinical data
Treatment of dehydration, lumbago, abnormal menstruation, menopausal symptoms (including hot flushes), hypertonia and nervous disorders.