Salvia miltiorrhiza, Red Sage, Dan Shen
Salvia miltiorrhiza, Red Sage, dan shen
Salvia miltiorrhiza is also known as Red sage, Chinese sage, tan shen, or dan shen. It is a shade-growing perennial flowering plant in the genus Salvia,
Danshen is highly valued for its roots in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). The roots are used to thin and promote blood flow.
circulatory stimulant, vasodilator, sedative, anti-bacterial
atherosclerosis, coronary heart disease, hypertension, kidney disease
tanshinones - affect coronary circulation, reduces angina, and
improve heart function
avoid during pregnancy
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