Natural Health Research

Naturopathic Medicine
Health Quizzes

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




Fantastic new books!

Complementary and Alternative Medical Lab Testing is chock full of references for over 100 diseases.

Nutritional Genetics is also a referenced resource with sections on over 100 diseases.

Great Health Quotes has wonderful quotations about health, healing, disease, doctors, and medicine, and it's FREE.

A Brief Introduction to Naturopathy and Naturopathic Medicine describes the history and modalities. It's also FREE.



Natural Health







Information on this site is provided for informational purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the advice provided by your own physician or other medical professional. You should not use the information contained herein for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease, or prescribing any medication. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem, promptly contact your health care provider. Information and statements on this site have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.