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Dong Quai

Postby Chryz » Thu Mar 20, 2014 8:57 pm

Hello!
I'm writing in desperate need of answers!!

My natural path doc has me taking dong Quai from ovulation to my next period. From what im reading on the internet it helps induce a period. Obviously, we r TTC so have I been killing our chances of getting preg. ?
Last cycle I began spotting at 8DPO!!
And it lasted until I got AF.

I'm 6DPO Today, should I stop taking it for now?

Help please!! I'm really concerned I could be hurting a potential baby.
Thanks for reading.
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Re: Dong Quai

Postby Happyfroggy » Fri Mar 21, 2014 9:12 pm

Why does he want you to take it? Like what prob is it supposed to fix?

I would stop if it's worrying you or causing negative changes to your cycle.
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Re: Dong Quai

Postby Show Me the Baby! » Thu Apr 10, 2014 5:09 am

No you are meant to take this up to ovulation and then stop. At least that is what I was told. You take it from when you stop bleeding to ovulation - it is meant to help build a better lining. Milk Vetch tea is good as well.
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Re: Dong Quai

Postby tryingnumber3 » Wed Oct 29, 2014 6:26 pm

I read it was good for after mc, so thats why I started taking it and red raspberry leaf. I haven't o yet. But now I will once I do.
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Re: Dong Quai

Postby Maybabe2015 » Fri Nov 07, 2014 9:13 am

Yeah, Im not sure! I it used to strengthen the uterus & Increase blood flow- Until O, then you stop, because-
Dong Quai is considered an emmenagogue, and is used by some women to induce a period & Herbal abortions.
So thats why you are only supposed to take it until O. I was recommended it to 'clear out' some retained products after MC.
I would maybe question your Dr as to why he has suggested this? he may have a valid reason.
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Re: Dong Quai

Postby tryingnumber3 » Fri Nov 07, 2014 2:43 pm

I started taking it on my own.
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