menstruation http://mtpr.org en Dong Quai http://mtpr.org/post/dong-quai <p>4/26/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.floradelaterre.com/" target="_blank">The Plant Detective</a>:" Dong Quai, or Chinese angelica, is sometimes called the "female ginseng" for its role as a balancer of the female reproductive system. It's used for menstrual cramps, abnormal periods, and symptoms of PMS and menopause. Dong Quai is not recommended if you're pregnant or breast-feeding or if you're taking blood-thinning medicine, and it can make your skin light-sensitive.</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 18089 at http://mtpr.org Dong Quai Bitter Melon II http://mtpr.org/post/bitter-melon-ii <p>4/12/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.floradelaterre.com/" target="_blank">The Plant Detective</a>:" Bitter melon's ability to bring down blood sugar is proven, and it holds promise for treating complications of diabetes as a non-animal source of injectable insulin.</p><p></p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 16986 at http://mtpr.org Bitter Melon II