Gynaecomastia and the herbal tonic "Dong Quai".

  title={Gynaecomastia and the herbal tonic "Dong Quai".},
  author={S. Y. Goh and Keh Chuan Loh},
  journal={Singapore medical journal},
  volume={42 3},
We present a case of a man who developed gynaecomastia after ingestion of "Dong Quai" pills. "Dong Quai" is the Chinese name for the herb Angelica polymorpha var. sinensis which is widely used as a panacea for gynaecological problems, and it is also proclaimed as an invigorating tonic for both women and men. The pharmacological effects of "Dong Quai" are… CONTINUE READING